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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Core Strengthening (Episode #1201)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses hand weights and a ball to strengthen the abdominal muscles. Gretchen adds some exercises to challenge the brain.

Improving Coordination (Episode #1110)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 30, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann integrates small and large balls into this workout encouraging viewers to develop their balance and coordination skills.

Strengthen Your Brain (Episode #1109)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 29, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

A towel is used to assist with breathing exercises while new balance and eye exercises are introduced to challege the vestibular system.

Perceptual Motor Fitness (Episode #1105)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 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: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 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.

Improve Reaction Time for Safe Driving (Episode #1108)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 -- 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, Jul 23, 2013 -- 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, Jul 22, 2013 -- 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.

Happy Feet, Healthy Body (Episode #1320)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 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.

Perceptual Motor Timing (Episode #1103)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 19, 2013 -- 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, Jul 18, 2013 -- 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, Jul 17, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Happy Feet, Healthy Body (Episode #1320)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 16, 2013 -- 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 15, 2013 -- 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.

Releasing Muscle Tightness (Episode #1315)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 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: Sat, Jul 13, 2013 -- 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 12, 2013 -- 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 11, 2013 -- 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 10, 2013 -- 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 9, 2013 -- 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 8, 2013 -- 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 7, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

Exercising with Accessories (Episode #1313)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 5, 2013 -- 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 4, 2013 -- 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 3, 2013 -- 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 2, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Jul 1, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

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

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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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