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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Balance for Body and Brain (Episode #1106)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 26, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann incorporates body patting and other exercises that help strengthen balance and stimulate the body and mind.

Perceptual Motor Fitness (Episode #1105)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

This workout combines a variety of exercises that will encourage perceptual motor fitness for the purpose of strengthening communication between body and brain.

Strengthen Brain Processing Areas (Episode #1104)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 24, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Integrating exercises from Neuronet exercise specialist, Sandra Dearman, Mary Ann shares exercises that strengthen pathways between different processing areas of the brain.

Flexibility and Range of Motion (Episode #1420)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

All the exercises in this program highlight range of motion throughout the shoulders and back.

Perceptual Motor Timing (Episode #1103)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Learn how to use rhythm to keep different processing areas of the brain sharp by practicing special exercise combinations.

Brain Fitness (Episode #1102)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 20, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a variety of exercises to stimulate the brain including body tapping, visual tactile stimulation, and reaction time drills.

Safe Driving Skills (Episode #1101)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 19, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann combines a number of exercises to sharpen driving skills by working the brain, eyes and hand/eye coordination.

Flexibility and Range of Motion (Episode #1420)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 18, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

All the exercises in this program highlight range of motion throughout the shoulders and back.

The Power of Small Movements (Episode #1419)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

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

Lymphatic System (Episode #1415)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 16, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

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

Flabby Arms (Episode #1418)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 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: Thu, Nov 13, 2014 -- 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: Wed, Nov 12, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

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

Lymphatic System (Episode #1415)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 -- 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: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

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

Breathing (Episode #1409)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 8, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann offers several techniques to develop healthy breathing habits.

New Challenges (Episode #1413)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 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: Thu, Nov 6, 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, Nov 5, 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, Nov 4, 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, Nov 3, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann offers several techniques to develop healthy breathing habits.

Footwork and Core (Episode #1405)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 2, 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, Nov 1, 2014 -- 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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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

    • Wed 10/15 morning: KQED Plus (KQEH) Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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