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Sit and Be Fit

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.

Sit and Be Fit  
  • Practice Perfect Posture
    Monday, October 22
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode puts an emphasis on postural alignment and using proper form to get the most out of each exercise.
  • Variety: The Spice of Life
    Wednesday, October 24
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Mary Ann uses a variety of exercises and exercise accessories to help you feel and function better.
  • Functional and Fun Exercises for the Feet
    Friday, October 26
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This workout begins with a fun segment dedicated to keeping your feet happy and healthy.
  • Yardsticks and Bands
    Monday, October 29
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Opening this program is a unique warm-up routine using a yardstick. Later in the show, Mary Ann focuses on upper and lower body strengthening using bands.
  • Shoulder and Back Strength
    Wednesday, October 31
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Mary Ann guides viewers through a lively workout sharing exercises that help strengthen the shoulders and back.
  • Postural Alignment and Shoulder Stability
    Friday, November 2
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This program features exercises that help increase postural awareness and stabilize the shoulders.
  • Circulation
    Monday, November 5
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This upbeat episode focuses on movements designed to get the blood flowing through the body.
  • Core Strengthening
    Wednesday, November 7
    8:31 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Mary Ann shares exercises that help build core strength which plays an important role in balance and back strength.
  • Hip Mobility
    Friday, November 9
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Music and Novelty
    Monday, November 12
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Imagining Resistance
    Wednesday, November 14
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • A Treat for Your Feet
    Friday, November 16
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    In this episode Mary Ann is paying special attention for feet, shoulders and hip range of motion using a towel and band.
  • Somatosensory and Lymphatic Systems
    Monday, November 19
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Neglected Areas of Body
    Wednesday, November 21
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy
    Friday, November 23
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    A large and small ball is used as a way to facilitate exercises to improve conditions such as diabetes and peripheral neuropathy.
  • Full Body Workout
    Monday, November 26
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Brain and Balance
    Wednesday, November 28
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode includes unusual exercises for brain stimulation and help with balance.
  • Upbeat and Fun
    Friday, November 30
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This energetic full body workout has a lot stomping and good hip movement for anyone confined to a wheelchair or chair.
  • Be Happy
    Monday, December 3
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.

 

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  • Brain Booster
    Friday, October 19
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This program focuses on exercises that activate the brain and includes excellent movement patterns for balance and gait.
  • Flexibility and Range of Motion
    Wednesday, October 17
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    All the exercises in this program highlight range of motion throughout the shoulders and back.
  • The Power of Small Movements
    Monday, October 15
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode demonstrates what can be achieved with small gentle movements.
  • Flabby Arms
    Friday, October 12
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This workout focuses on exercises to tone the arm muscles. Mary Ann introduces a new way to strengthen arms using your own body as resistance.
  • Your Feet, Your Foundation
    Wednesday, October 10
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    It's important to let your feet feel the floor. Exercising barefoot, Mary Ann emphasizes somatosensory awareness in the feet throughout the workout.
  • Mobility and Balance
    Monday, October 8
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode highlights a variety of exercises to improve balance and concludes with stroking.
  • Lymphatic System
    Friday, October 5
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Mary Ann uses soothing music and slow gentle movements to stimulate the lymphatic system.
  • Coordination and Reaction Time
    Wednesday, October 3
    8:31 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode focuses on being aware of your body's movements and how it contributes to coordination and reaction time.
  • New Challenges
    Monday, October 1
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Mary Ann introduces a new abdominal exercise called the "Ski Jump" and Gretchen gives you a new balance challenge.
  • Good Alignment
    Friday, September 28
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    By doing exercises with eyes closed, Mary Ann builds an awareness of how good spinal alignment feels. Mary Ann gives a tip of the day.
  • Functional Fitness
    Wednesday, September 26
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode includes exercises that promote healthy living and being able to perform daily activities with ease and without injury. Registered dietitian, Janell Buchkoski, challenges viewers with a weight management tip of the day.
  • Back Health
    Monday, September 24
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Mary Ann introduces new exercises to gently loosen the thoracic spine with subtle shoulder and back movements.
  • Breathing
    Friday, September 21
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Mary Ann offers several techniques to develop healthy breathing habits.
  • Posture
    Wednesday, September 19
    8:31 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Mary Ann breaks down techniques to improve our posture and special guest Jeff Brooks gives us a balance exercise for the day.
  • Vestibular and Core
    Monday, September 17
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Mary Ann combines a nice mix of vestibular and core work while Gretchen reinforces the importance of gait training exercises.
  • Controlled Breathing
    Friday, September 14
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Mary Ann experiments with several ways to control breathing to efficiently distribute oxygen throughout the body.
  • Footwork and Core
    Wednesday, September 12
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    We take our feet and core muscles for granted. In this episode Mary Ann uses a variety of new exercises to focus on the importance of your feet.
  • Fun with the Large Ball
    Monday, September 10
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    The large ball is used in many ways from postural alignment to helping with balance in this episode.
  • Sensory Awareness and Breathing
    Friday, September 7
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Mary Ann uses fun music to demonstrate breathing techniques and sensory awareness.
  • Fit from Head to Toe
    Wednesday, September 5
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode incorporates a variety of exercises ranging from vestibular system to feet and gait.
  • All Systems Go!
    Monday, September 3
    8:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This program incorporates exercises for the brain and several body systems including vestibular and lymphatic.