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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

The Power of Small Movements (Episode #1419)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This episode demonstrates what can be achieved with small gentle movements.

Flabby Arms (Episode #1418)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This workout focuses on exercises to tone the arm muscles. Mary Ann introduces a new way to strengthen arms using your own body as resistance.

Your Feet, Your Foundation (Episode #1417)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

It's important to let your feet feel the floor. Exercising barefoot, Mary Ann emphasizes somatosensory awareness in the feet throughout the workout.

Mobility and Balance (Episode #1416)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This episode highlights a variety of exercises to improve balance and concludes with stroking.

Lymphatic System (Episode #1415)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses soothing music and slow gentle movements to stimulate the lymphatic system.

Coordination and Reaction Time (Episode #1414)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This episode focuses on being aware of your body's movements and how it contributes to coordination and reaction time

New Challenges (Episode #1413)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann introduces a new abdominal exercise called the Ski Jump, and Gretchen gives you a new balance challenge.

Good Alignment (Episode #1412)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 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.

Posture (Episode #1408)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 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: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

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

Functional Fitness (Episode #1411)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 -- 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: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 -- 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: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann offers several techniques to develop healthy breathing habits.

Posture (Episode #1408)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 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: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

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

Sensory Awareness and Breathing (Episode #1403)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

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

Fit from Head to Toe (Episode #1402)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

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

Controlled Breathing (Episode #1406)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 3, 2017 -- 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: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 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: Wed, Feb 1, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

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

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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