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Sit and Be Fit

Grade Levels: 13+
Website: http://www.sitandbefit.org
Next Airing: Wed, Jun 20th, 2018 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:

  • Posture and Breathing

    Posture is essential to any good workout. In this program Mary Ann demonstrates how to maintain good posture while exercising.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 20th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:23
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Facial Exercises

    Facial exercises are important because they increase sensory awareness in mouth and encourage facial expression. These exercises are essential for anyone experiencing neurological challenges.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jun 22nd, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:19
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • We've Gone Country

    Country music sets the tone and pace for this fun full body workout.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jun 25th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:25
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Don't Forget Your Fingers

    Paying special attention to the finger joints is important in our quest to stay independent and keep our hands functioning well.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 27th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:26
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Vestibular System

    Mary Ann challenges your vestibular system with a fun ball routine and other functional movements set to jazz music.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jun 29th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:23
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Breathing

    By toning and stretching muscles around the ribcage and practicing good breathing technique viewers learn how to get the most out of each breath.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jul 2nd, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:24
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Stretching

    Strengthening should always be followed by stretching as an important component to any workout. This episode includes some great stretching exercises to improve flexibility.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 4th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:29
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Relaxation

    Mary Ann explores the healing touch of massage, demonstrating some effective ways to release tension and use movement to relax.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jul 6th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:20
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Maintain Independence

    This episode is full of functional movements to help improve performance of the activities of daily life and help you maintain independence as you age.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jul 9th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:25
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Resistance Exercises

    Mary Ann introduces some unique ways to strengthen muscles with a resistance exercise band. Emphasis is placed on maintaining proper technique to avoid injury and get the most out of the movements.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 11th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:23
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Feel Your Best

    Mary Ann introduces some unique ways to strengthen muscles with a resistance exercise band. Emphasis is placed on maintaining proper technique to avoid injury and get the most out of the movements.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jul 13th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:44
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Fundamental Moves:

    In this episode Mary Ann mixes the good old standards with new moves for a fun and effective full body workout.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jul 16th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:29
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Kinesthetic Awareness

    This Sit and Be Fit episode focuses on the importance of kinesthetic awareness and weight shifting as they relate to balance.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 18th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Static Balance

    Weights are incorporated into the standing exercises to challenge static balance.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jul 20th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Pelvic & Ribcage Mobility

    Pelvic and ribcage mobility exercises take center stage in this fun full-body workout.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jul 23rd, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Strong Back Strong Core

    Mary Ann combines a variety of exercises to emphasize the importance of strong core muscles and their role in maintaining back health.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 25th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Neuromuscular Coordination

    In this episode, Mary Ann uses heel tapping, patting, clapping and changing of rhythm patterns which contribute to improving neuromuscular coordination.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jul 27th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Release Tension Through Exercise

    This fast-paced workout ends with a peaceful relaxation, leading viewers from a state of invigoration to a place of complete tranquility.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jul 30th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Strengthening Muscles & Joints

    This program is devoted to strengthening muscles to stabilize our joints and preserve muscle mass.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 1st, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • A Healthy Back

    Mary Ann focuses on the importance of maintaining a healthy back with exercises that involve back flexibility, strengthening and stretching.

    Next Airing: Fri, Aug 3rd, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Better Balance

    Good balance begins with proper spinal alignment, strong core muscles and bringing awareness to our center of gravity while weight shifting.

    Next Airing: Mon, Aug 6th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Improve Your Mood

    In this episode Mary Ann uses tactile stimulation to increase circulation and elicit a relaxed state of body and mind.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 8th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Lighthearted Exercises

    Mary Ann introduces a variety of new exercises for fingers, gait and back strengthening in this fun, light-hearted episode.

    Next Airing: Fri, Aug 10th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Back and Abdominal Strengthening

    This episode focuses on stretching and strengthening the abdominal and back muscles to protect the spine and help avoid injury.

    Next Airing: Mon, Aug 13th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Exercising with Accessories

    Mary Ann introduces a variety of unique exercises incorporating a large ball during the warm up and a small ball for finger flexibility and strengthening.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 15th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Somatosensory Work

    We rely on our somatosensory system for good balance and everyday functioning. Mary Ann helps viewers turn their awareness inward to work this system.

    Next Airing: Fri, Aug 17th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Releasing Muscle Tightness

    Mary Ann uses a small ball, a towel and large ball to release some of the restrictions that build up in the connective tissue that runs throughout the body.

    Next Airing: Mon, Aug 20th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Myofacial Relief & Gait

    Mary Ann uses the large ball in this workout to loosen up the fascia around the scapula. Later in the program she focuses on exercises to improve gait.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 22nd, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Keep The Fun In Functional Fitness

    In this episode Mary Ann focuses on the fun side of exercise through the use of novelty music and imaginative choreography.

    Next Airing: Fri, Aug 24th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Variety, The Spice of Life

    Mary Ann combines a variety of exercises that improve function including a new exercise that uses the fingers and breath to control abdominal muscles.

    Next Airing: Mon, Aug 27th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Finger Dexterity

    This episode combines fun music of the Charleston and Cha-cha to demonstrate finger exercises using a pencil, sit to stand exercises and vestibular work.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 29th, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Happy Feet, Healthy Body

    Mary Ann stresses the importance of foot health. Using a small ball she shares foot exercises and massage techniques to improve circulation, range of motion and strength in the foot.

    Next Airing: Fri, Aug 31st, 2018 at 8:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 12/29/2012 to 3/1/2019
  • Back Exercises

    Length: 00:26:36
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Balance

    Improving balance through weight training, stretching and leg strengthening is the theme of this episode.

    Length: 00:27:21
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Core Strengthening

    Mary Ann uses hand weights and a ball to strengthen the abdominal muscles. Gretchen adds some exercises to challenge the brain.

    Length: 00:27:17
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Exercise Is Fun

    Mary Ann focuses on fun and functional exercises set to some of her favorite music.

    Length: 00:27:06
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Exercising with Small and Large Balls

    Length: 00:26:35
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019
  • Healthy Aging

    A variety of unique exercises are introduced which are all designed to promote healthy aging.

    Length: 00:27:42
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • March Your Way to Fitness

    Mary Ann marches her way to fitness with fun routines and patriotic music.

    Length: 00:27:23
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Pelvic Floor

    Muscles of pelvic floor are often ignored but this workout shows some easy movements to keep those important muscles strong.

    Length: 00:27:27
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Reaction Time

    Mary Ann shows how to use a ball to test your reaction time.

    Length: 00:27:23
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Strength Coordination

    This episode features a potpourri of movements to enhance strength and coordination.

    Length: 00:27:28
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2019
  • Visualization Exercises

    Length: 00:26:43
    Usage rights: 11/1/2013 to 3/1/2019

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