Sit and Be Fit is a TV exercise program for the elderly and those in need of a gentle, slow motion. The program is broadcast throughout the United States, distributed to public television channels (but not by the Public Broadcasting Service). Sit and Be Fit programs are also available on DVD. The series was created in 1987 by Mary Ann Wilson, a registered nurse specializing in the field of post-polio rehabilitation and geriatrics. Wilson acknowledged the need for functional exercise, especially for moderately active seniors or those who are dealing with chronic health issues or who need rehabilitation following stroke, heart attack or stroke. other injuries. Sit & Be Fit is committed to improving the quality of life of older people and physically challenged people through safe and effective exercises that are available on TV, videos, personal appearances, courses, seminars, books and the Internet: The program actively promotes fitness, healing and independence, and is an effective resource for professionals in aging and fitness.
Sit and Be Fit is a non-profit organization that produces television series about health education and exercise in North America. The series, hosted by Wilson, and developed with a team of health and fitness professionals, has earned a loyal following because of its effectiveness in improving the health and well-being of participants. It has been airing since 1987 on more than 100 public television stations across the United States. The first public television channel that agreed to air its show was KSPS-TV. In 2000, the company filed an application for non-profit status and was granted the right to be a “501 (c) (3) charity”.
Sit and be fit has won 24 awards, including the National Health Information Merit Award 2006 for Fibromyalgia Workout shows and Osteoporosis II Workout. In 2003, the show was honored by Today’s Caregiver Magazine for the Caregiver’s Guide To Exercise.