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Maggie's Physical Fatness Program; HABIT FORMING

04/05/1974


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Series
Maggie's Physical Fatness Program
Program
HABIT FORMING
Program Number

102

Series Description

Exercise program hosted by Maggie Lettvin (taught physical education at MIT)

Broadcast Mondays beginning April 1, 1974 for 13 weeks

Maggie shows people who are overweight how to lose all the extra poundage they want. What’s involved is special exercise that can be done by people too heavy for other kinds, diets tailored to personal needs and a lot of common sense. A dozen people slim down and the weeks go by.

See Prime Time program guide, April 1974 for cover story.

Series release date: 1/4/1974

Program Description

In the second week, Maggie shows how to get used to easy activity and how to handle the discomfort that’s become associated with them so that they can actually be pleasant for the first time. And how to give up the food that’s not necessary so that the rest can be enjoyed.

Duration

00:30:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Instructional
Topics
Health
Exercise
Creators
Cook, Peter (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Maggie's Physical Fatness Program; HABIT FORMING,” 04/05/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FC04B34EA9044E27AFB2CA1CD5BE516F.
MLA: “Maggie's Physical Fatness Program; HABIT FORMING.” 04/05/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FC04B34EA9044E27AFB2CA1CD5BE516F>.
APA: Maggie's Physical Fatness Program; HABIT FORMING. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FC04B34EA9044E27AFB2CA1CD5BE516F
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