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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Good Alignment (Episode #1412)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 -- 7:30 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 Life: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 7:30 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 Life: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

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

Breathing (Episode #1409)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann offers several techniques to develop healthy breathing habits.

Footwork and Core (Episode #1405)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 7:30 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 Life: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

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

Posture (Episode #1408)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 -- 7:30 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 Life: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 -- 7:30 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 Life: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

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

Footwork and Core (Episode #1405)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 -- 7:30 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 Life: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 7:30 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 Life: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

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

Fit from Head to Toe (Episode #1402)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

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

All Systems Go! (Episode #1401)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

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

Happy Feet, Healthy Body (Episode #1320)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann stresses the importance of foot health. Using a small ball she shares foot exercises and massage techniques to improve circulation, range of motion and strength in the foot.

Finger Dexterity (Episode #1319)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

This episode combines fun music of the Charleston and Cha-cha to demonstrate finger exercises using a pencil, sit to stand exercises and vestibular work.

Somatosensory Work (Episode #1314)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

We rely on our somatosensory system for good balance and everyday functioning. Mary Ann helps viewers turn their awareness inward to work this system.

Variety, The Spice of Life (Episode #1318)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann combines a variety of exercises that improve function including a new exercise that uses the fingers and breath to control abdominal muscles.

Keep The Fun In Functional Fitness (Episode #1317)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 10, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann focuses on the fun side of exercise through the use of novelty music and imaginative choreography.

Myofacial Relief & Gait (Episode #1316)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses the large ball in this workout to loosen up the fascia around the scapula. Later in the program she focuses on exercises to improve gait.

Releasing Muscle Tightness (Episode #1315)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a small ball, a towel and large ball to release some of the restrictions that build up in the connective tissue that runs throughout the body.

Somatosensory Work (Episode #1314)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

We rely on our somatosensory system for good balance and everyday functioning. Mary Ann helps viewers turn their awareness inward to work this system.

Improve Your Mood (Episode #1310)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann uses tactile stimulation to increase circulation and elicit a relaxed state of body and mind.

Better Balance (Episode #1309)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Good balance begins with proper spinal alignment, strong core muscles and bringing awareness to our center of gravity while weight shifting.

Exercising with Accessories (Episode #1313)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann introduces a variety of unique exercises incorporating a large ball during the warm up and a small ball for finger flexibility and strengthening.

Back and Abdominal Strengthening (Episode #1312)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

This episode focuses on stretching and strengthening the abdominal and back muscles to protect the spine and help avoid injury.

Lighthearted Exercises (Episode #1311)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann introduces a variety of new exercises for fingers, gait and back strengthening in this fun, light-hearted episode.

Improve Your Mood (Episode #1310)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann uses tactile stimulation to increase circulation and elicit a relaxed state of body and mind.

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      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The PSIP Info part of our Over the Air (OTA) signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3 dropped out of our overall signal early Wednesday 7/09. Once PSIP was restored most OTA receivers moved our signal back to the correct channel locations. However, for some viewers, it appears as if they have lost […]

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