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Sit and Be Fit

Episode #1012

[27 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: 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.

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  • TBA (#721)

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  • The Mechanics of Good Posture (#801)

    Learn a variety of exercises designed to increase postural awareness & correct poor postural habits. [26 minutes]

  • Core Strengthening (#802)

    Exercises for the back, abdominal, buttocks and upper leg muscles to stabilize the body's core. [28 minutes]

  • Power Up with Weights (#803)

    This workout introduces the safe use of weights. [27 minutes]

  • Exercise Bands: Another Form of Resistance (#804)

    Learn the importance of proper technique when using elastic resistance to strengthen muscles. [26 minutes]

  • Work Up to Walking (#805)

    Focus on increasing circulation, strengthening the knees, hips and back and proper foot placement. [27 minutes]

  • Basics of Mobility Dynamic Balance and Agility (#806)

    Mary Ann incorporates a range of creative exercises to achieve the ability of maintaining balance. [27 minutes]

  • Tai Chi Movements (#807)

    Tai Chi, an ancient form of Chinese exercise, enhances balance, posture and breathing. [27 minutes]

  • Learning How to Breathe (#808)

    Learn a wide variety of breathing exercises that help with relaxation and revitalization. [27 minutes]

  • Everyday Living Exercises (#809)

    Emphasizes the importance of making exercise a part of a daily routine to maintain quality of life. [26 minutes]

  • Upper Body Strengthening (#810)

    Shoulder range of motion exercises are followed by strengthening movements. [27 minutes]

  • Cultural Approach to Exercise (#811)

    This episode draws on music from a variety of cultures to promote a fun and effective workout. [26 minutes]

  • Lower Body Strengthening (#812)

    This episode concentrates on exercises specifically designed to strengthen the legs. [26 minutes]

  • Upper Body Flexibility (#813)

    Mary Ann creates some unique exercises to restore or improve upper body flexibility. [27 minutes]

  • Lower Body Flexibility (#814)

    A towel & a variety of exercises are used to improve the ability to perform the everyday activities. [27 minutes]

  • Safe Driving Skills (#815)

    This episode is designed to help seniors stay safe on the road. It includes exercises to improve neck and upper body range of motion as well as hand/eye coordination. [27 minutes]

  • Balance & Coordination (#816)

    Balance and coordination are essential for functional fitness. A small ball is used to improve these important skills. [26 minutes]

  • Humor & Your Health (#817)

    Seniors learn to have fun with exercise. Laughter can have a positive effect on health. [26 minutes]

  • Multisensory-Tactile Training (#818)

    A small ball and weights are used to help coordinate head-eye movements and facilitate stimulation. [26 minutes]

  • Tools for Good Posture (#819)

    Mary Ann uses a 9-12 inch ball for exercises to help keep the back in alignment. [26 minutes]

  • Focus On Functional Fitness (#820)

    This workout focuses on practical exercises that make everyday activities easier to perform. [26 minutes]

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  • Core Strengthening (#1201)

    Mary Ann uses hand weights and a ball to strengthen the abdominal muscles. [27 minutes]

  • Healthy Aging (#1202)

    A variety of unique exercises are introduced which are all designed to promote healthy aging. [27 minutes]

  • Exercise Is Fun (#1203)

    Mary Ann focuses on fun and functional exercises set to some of her favorite music. [27 minutes]

  • Strength Coordination (#1204)

    This episode features a potpourri of movements to enhance strength and coordination. [27 minutes]

  • Reaction Time (#1205)

    Mary Ann shows how to use a ball to test your reaction time. [27 minutes]

  • Balance (#1206)

    Improving balance through weight training, stretching and leg strengthening is demonstrated. [27 minutes]

  • March Your Way to Fitness (#1207)

    Mary Ann marches her way to fitness with fun routines and patriotic music. [27 minutes]

  • Pelvic Floor (#1208)

    This workout shows some easy movements to keep the important muscles of pelvic floor strong. [27 minutes]

  • Posture and Breathing (#1209)

    Mary Ann demonstrates how to maintain good posture while exercising. [27 minutes]

  • Facial Exercises (#1210)

    Facial exercises increase sensory awareness in mouth and encourage facial expression. [27 minutes]

  • We've Gone Country (#1211)

    Country music sets the tone and pace for this fun full body workout. [27 minutes]

  • Don't Forget Your Fingers (#1212)

    Paying special attention to the finger joints is important to keeping our hands functioning well. [27 minutes]

  • Vestibular System (#1213)

    Challenge your vestibular system with a fun ball routine and functional movements set to jazz music. [27 minutes]

  • Breathing (#1214)

    Learn how to get the most out of each breath by toning and stretching muscles around the ribcage. [27 minutes]

  • Stretching (#1215)

    Strengthening should always be followed by stretching as an important component to any workout. [27 minutes]

  • Relaxation (#1216)

    Mary Ann explores the healing touch of massage and demonstrates effective ways to release tension. [27 minutes]

  • Maintain Independence (#1217)

    Functional movements to help improve performance of the activities of daily life are demonstrated. [27 minutes]

  • Resistance Exercises (#1218)

    Mary Ann introduces some unique ways to strengthen muscles with a resistance exercise band. [27 minutes]

  • Feel Your Best (#1219)

    Mary Ann introduces some unique ways to strengthen muscles with a resistance exercise band. [27 minutes]

  • Fundamental Moves: (#1220)

    Mary Ann mixes the good old standards with new moves for a fun and effective full body workout. [27 minutes]

  • Kinesthetic Awareness (#1301)

    A focus on the importance of kinesthetic awareness and weight shifting as they relate to balance. [26 minutes]

  • Static Balance (#1302)

    Weights are incorporated into the standing exercises to challenge static balance. [26 minutes]

  • Pelvic & Ribcage Mobility (#1303)

    Pelvic and ribcage mobility exercises take center stage in this fun full-body workout. [26 minutes]

  • Strong Back Strong Core (#1304)

    Mary Ann combines a variety of exercises to emphasize the importance of strong core muscles. [26 minutes]

  • Neuromuscular Coordination (#1305)

    Heel tapping, patting, clapping and changing of rhythm patterns are used to improve coordination. [26 minutes]

  • Release Tension Through Exercise (#1306)

    This fast-paced workout ends with a peaceful relaxation, leading to a place of complete tranquility. [26 minutes]

  • Strengthening Muscles & Joints (#1307)

    This program is devoted to strengthening muscles to stabilize our joints and preserve muscle mass. [26 minutes]

  • A Healthy Back (#1308)

    Mary Ann focuses on exercises that involve back flexibility, strengthening and stretching. [26 minutes]

  • Better Balance (#1309)

    Good balance begins with proper spinal alignment and strong core muscles. [26 minutes]

  • Improve Your Mood (#1310)

    Tactile stimulation is used to increase circulation and elicit a relaxed state of body and mind. [26 minutes]

  • Lighthearted Exercises (#1311)

    Mary Ann introduces a variety of new exercises for fingers, gait and back strengthening. [26 minutes]

  • Back and Abdominal Strengthening (#1312)

    The focus is on stretching and strengthening the abdominal and back muscles to protect the spine. [26 minutes]

  • Exercising with Accessories (#1313)

    These exercises incorporate a large ball and a small ball for finger flexibility and strengthening. [26 minutes]

  • Somatosensory Work (#1314)

    Mary Ann focuses on the somatosensory system for good balance and everyday functioning. [26 minutes]

  • Releasing Muscle Tightness (#1315)

    A small ball, a towel and large ball help release restrictions that build up in connective tissue. [26 minutes]

  • Myofacial Relief & Gait (#1316)

    Mary Ann uses the large ball in this workout to loosen up the fascia around the scapula. [26 minutes]

  • Keep the Fun in Functional Fitness (#1317)

    Mary Ann focuses on the fun side of exercise with novelty music and imaginative choreography. [26 minutes]

  • Variety, the Spice of Life (#1318)

    Exercises that improve function are shared. The fingers and breath help control abdominal muscles. [26 minutes]

  • Finger Dexterity (#1319)

    This episode combines fun music of the Charleston and Cha-cha to demonstrate finger exercises. [26 minutes]

  • Happy Feet, Healthy Body (#1320)

    Mary Ann stresses the importance of foot health and uses a small ball to share foot exercises [26 minutes]

  • All Systems Go! (#1401)

    Exercises for the brain and several body systems including vestibular and lymphatic are shown. [26 minutes]

  • Fit from Head to Toe (#1402)

    A variety of exercises ranging from vestibular system to feet and gait are demonstrated. [26 minutes]

  • Sensory Awareness and Breathing (#1403)

    Mary Ann uses fun music to demonstrate breathing techniques and sensory awareness. [26 minutes]

  • Fun with the Large Ball (#1404)

    The large ball is used in many ways, from postural alignment to helping with balance. [26 minutes]

  • Footwork and Core (#1405)

    Mary Ann uses a variety of new exercises to focus on the importance of your feet. [26 minutes]

  • Controlled Breathing (#1406)

    Several ways to control breathing to efficiently distribute oxygen throughout the body are shared. [26 minutes]

  • Vestibular and Core (#1407)

    Mary Ann combines a mix of vestibular and core work. Gretchen showcases gait training exercises. [26 minutes]

  • Posture (#1408)

    Mary Ann breaks down techniques to improve posture. Guest Jeff Brooks provides a balance exercise. [26 minutes]

  • Breathing (#1409)

    Mary Ann offers several techniques to develop healthy breathing habits. [26 minutes]

  • Back Health (#1410)

    Exercises to gently loosen the thoracic spine with subtle shoulder and back movements are shared. [26 minutes]

  • Functional Fitness (#1411)

    These exercises will promote healthy living and being able to perform daily activities with ease. [26 minutes]

  • Good Alignment (#1412)

    By doing exercises with eyes closed, you can build an awareness of how good spinal alignment feels. [26 minutes]

  • New Challenges (#1413)

    A new abdominal exercise called the "Ski Jump" and a balance challenge are highlighted. [26 minutes]

  • Coordination and Reaction Time (#1414)

    This episode focuses on being aware of your body's movements and how it contributes to coordination. [26 minutes]

  • Lymphatic System (#1415)

    Mary Ann uses soothing music and slow gentle movements to stimulate the lymphatic system. [26 minutes]

  • Mobility and Balance (#1416)

    This episode highlights a variety of exercises to improve balance and concludes with stroking. [26 minutes]

  • Your Feet, Your Foundation (#1417)

    Exercising barefoot, Mary Ann emphasizes somatosensory awareness in the feet throughout the workout. [26 minutes]

  • Flabby Arms (#1418)

    Mary Ann introduces a new way to strengthen arms using your own body as resistance. [26 minutes]

  • The Power of Small Movements (#1419)

    This episode demonstrates what can be achieved with small gentle movements. [26 minutes]

  • Flexibility and Range of Motion (#1420)

    All the exercises in this program highlight range of motion throughout the shoulders and back. [26 minutes]

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