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Sit and Be Fit

Grade Levels: 13+
Website: http://www.sitandbefit.org
Next Airing: Fri, Jul 21st, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV

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SIT AND BE FIT is a popular exercise series designed to make exercise fun, easy and safe for people of all ages. Programs focus on therapeutic exercises that make everyday activities easier to perform; including core strengthening, balance work, stretching and relaxation. Host, Mary Ann Wilson, RN designs programs with physical therapists, using creative choreography and a diverse selection of music. Her warmth and encouragement effectively reaches out to people of all fitness levels and ages. She is especially loved by older adult viewers, children, and those managing chronic conditions and physical limitations.

Episodes:

  • Eye-Head Coordination

    Next Airing: Fri, Jul 21st, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:31
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Tai Chi

    Next Airing: Mon, Jul 24th, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:51
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Abdominal Exercises

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 26th, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:06
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Improving Posture

    Next Airing: Fri, Jul 28th, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:40
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Engaging The Pelvic Floor

    Next Airing: Mon, Jul 31st, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Sensory Awareness

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 2nd, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:32
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Functional Fitness

    Next Airing: Fri, Aug 4th, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:42
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Balance Challenge

    Next Airing: Mon, Aug 7th, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:44
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Back Exercises

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 9th, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:37
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Visualization Exercises

    Next Airing: Fri, Aug 11th, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:44
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Exercising with Small and Large Balls

    Next Airing: Mon, Aug 14th, 2017 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:36
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • A Treat for Your Feet

    In this episode Mary Ann is paying special attention for feet, shoulders and hip range of motion using a towel and band.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Balance and Weights

    Length: 00:26:49
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Be Happy

    Mary Ann will lift your spirits, posture, and leave you with a smile, happy feet and nimble fingers. The workout includes a brain workout with Gretchen and uses a small bell.

    Length: 00:27:05
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Brain and Balance

    This episode includes unusual exercises for brain stimulation and help with balance.

    Length: 00:26:39
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Circulation

    Length: 00:27:10
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Core Strengthening

    Mary Ann shares exercises that help build core strength which plays an important role in balance and back strength.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/16/2015 to 5/15/2019
  • Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy

    A large and small ball is used as a way to facilitate exercises to improve conditions such as diabetes and peripheral neuropathy.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Efficient Breathing

    Length: 00:26:54
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Exercise Bands

    Length: 00:26:51
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Foot Massage

    Length: 00:26:52
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Full Body Workout

    Mary Ann uses a towel to assist with neck alignment and a band for strengthening shoulders and upper back. There is a focus on core and a special tip to help balance.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Hip Mobility

    Maintaining flexibility in the hips is an important strategy to ensure healthy aging. Mary Ann spends time during this workout focusing on this area of functional fitness.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/16/2015 to 5/15/2019
  • Imagining Resistance

    Mary Ann demonstrates three different ways to push up from a chair and uses imaginary resistance to strengthen muscles. Gretchen combines a standing balance routine with vestibular work.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Music and Novelty

    Mary Ann's love of combining novelty music and exercise is obvious by the way she matches her movements to this engaging staccato melody. Gretchen introduces a seated brain.

    Length: 00:26:43
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Neglected Areas of Body

    This episode begins slow and easy with great music to accompany exercises for posture using a towel and band, a large ball for balance, in addition to exercises for hips, carpal tunnel and the pelvic floor.

    Length: 00:26:48
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Reaction Time

    Length: 00:26:51
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Shoulder Range of Motion

    Length: 00:26:53
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Somatosensory and Lymphatic Systems

    Mary Ann uses a large ball to stimulate the sensory and lymphatic systems, accompanied by jazzy, New Orleans style music. Gretchen's new cross and open pattern for a brain.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • The Mambo

    Length: 00:27:16
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Upbeat and Fun

    This energetic full body workout has a lot stomping and good hip movement for anyone confined to a wheelchair or chair.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 2/6/2016 to 2/5/2020
  • Vestibular System

    Length: 00:27:03
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019

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