Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Good Alignment (Episode #1412)

KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

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 (Episode #1411)

KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

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 (Episode #1410)

KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

Mary Ann introduces new exercises to gently loosen the thoracic spine with subtle shoulder and back movements.

Breathing (Episode #1409)

KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 13, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

Mary Ann offers several techniques to develop healthy breathing habits.

Posture (Episode #1408)

KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 12, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

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 (Episode #1407)

KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

Mary Ann combines a nice mix of vestibular and core work while Gretchen reinforces the importance of gait training exercises.

Controlled Breathing (Episode #1406)

KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

Mary Ann experiments with several ways to control breathing to efficiently distribute oxygen throughout the body.

Footwork and Core (Episode #1405)

KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 7, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

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 (Episode #1404)

KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 6, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

The large ball is used in many ways from postural alignment to helping with balance in this episode.

Sensory Awareness and Breathing (Episode #1403)

KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 5, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

Mary Ann uses fun music to demonstrate breathing techniques and sensory awareness

Fit from Head to Toe (Episode #1402)

KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 2, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

This episode incorporates a variety of exercises ranging from vestibular system to feet and gait.

All Systems Go! (Episode #1401)

KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

This program incorporates exercises for the brain and several body systems including vestibular and lymphatic.

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    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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