Brain and Balance
sit and be fit

Mary Ann shares exercises that improve postural strength and finger dexterity. Gretchen leads viewers through a fun segment that challenges the brain and balance systems with reaction time and patterning exercises. Dr. Emily shares a balance tip.

Episode Duration: 27 minutes and 30 seconds

Episode Number: 1708

About 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.

Future Broadcast times for "Sit and Be Fit": (show all)

Sat, Jul 13 5:00 A.M. Warm Up, Circulate, Strengthen & Stretch     NHPBS (11.1)
Sun, Jul 14 5:00 A.M. Functional Feel-Good Exercises     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, Jul 15 5:00 A.M. Breathing, Posture and Balance     NHPBS (11.1)
Tue, Jul 16 5:00 A.M. Exercise Potpourri     NHPBS (11.1)
Wed, Jul 17 5:00 A.M. Core Strength and Yoga Inspired Exercises     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, Jul 18 5:00 A.M. Fun Exercises for the Core and More     NHPBS (11.1)
Fri, Jul 19 5:00 A.M. Overall Functional Fitness     NHPBS (11.1)
Sat, Jul 20 5:00 A.M. Working The Core and More     NHPBS (11.1)
Sun, Jul 21 5:00 A.M. All-Seated Workout     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, Jul 22 5:00 A.M. Building Exercise Awareness     NHPBS (11.1)
Tue, Jul 23 5:00 A.M. Balance Strategies     NHPBS (11.1)
Wed, Jul 24 5:00 A.M. Release Fascial Tension     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, Jul 25 5:00 A.M. Slow Gentle Movements     NHPBS (11.1)
Fri, Jul 26 5:00 A.M. Head to Toe Fitness     NHPBS (11.1)
Sat, Jul 27 5:00 A.M. Spinal Flexibility     NHPBS (11.1)
Sun, Jul 28 5:00 A.M. Improve Abdominal Strength     NHPBS (11.1)

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