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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Improve Reaction Time for Safe Driving (Episode #1108)

KQED Life: Thu, May 28, 2015 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann practices seated reaction time and peripheral vision exercises using a lemon! A variety of finger exercises are also demonstrated.

Coordination Exercises for Safe Driving (Episode #1107)

KQED Life: Wed, May 27, 2015 -- 7:30 AM

This upbeat program combines exercises for driving, coordination, balance and brain function set to a variety of lively music.

Balance for Body and Brain (Episode #1106)

KQED Life: Tue, May 26, 2015 -- 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: Mon, May 25, 2015 -- 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.

Brain Fitness (Episode #1102)

KQED Life: Sun, May 24, 2015 -- 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: Sat, May 23, 2015 -- 7:30 AM

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

Brain Booster (Episode #1501)

KQED Life: Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 7:30 AM

This program focuses on exercises that activate the brain and includes excellent movement patterns for balance and gait.

Strengthen Brain Processing Areas (Episode #1104)

KQED Life: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 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.

Perceptual Motor Timing (Episode #1103)

KQED Life: Wed, May 20, 2015 -- 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: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 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: Mon, May 18, 2015 -- 7:30 AM

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

Your Feet, Your Foundation (Episode #1417)

KQED Life: Sun, May 17, 2015 -- 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: Sat, May 16, 2015 -- 7:30 AM

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

Flexibility and Range of Motion (Episode #1420)

KQED Life: Fri, May 15, 2015 -- 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: Thu, May 14, 2015 -- 7:30 AM

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

Flabby Arms (Episode #1418)

KQED Life: Wed, May 13, 2015 -- 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: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 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: Mon, May 11, 2015 -- 7:30 AM

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

Good Alignment (Episode #1412)

KQED Life: Sun, May 10, 2015 -- 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.

Lymphatic System (Episode #1415)

KQED Life: Fri, May 8, 2015 -- 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: Thu, May 7, 2015 -- 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: Wed, May 6, 2015 -- 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: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 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: Mon, May 4, 2015 -- 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: Fri, May 1, 2015 -- 7:30 AM

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

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    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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