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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Good Alignment (Episode #1412)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 31, 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, Jul 30, 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.

Functional Fitness (Episode #1411)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 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, Jul 27, 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, Jul 26, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann offers several techniques to develop healthy breathing habits.

Posture (Episode #1408)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 25, 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, Jul 24, 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, Jul 23, 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, Jul 22, 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, Jul 21, 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, Jul 20, 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, Jul 19, 2017 -- 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: Tue, Jul 18, 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: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

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

Keep The Fun In Functional Fitness (Episode #1317)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

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

All Systems Go! (Episode #1401)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 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: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 -- 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.

Improve Reaction Time for Safe Driving (Episode #1108)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

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

Variety, The Spice of Life (Episode #1318)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 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: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 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: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 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: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 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: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 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.

Exercising with Accessories (Episode #1313)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 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: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

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

A Healthy Back (Episode #1308)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann focuses on the importance of maintaining a healthy back with exercises that involve back flexibility, strengthening and stretching.

Strengthening Muscles & Joints (Episode #1307)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This program is devoted to strengthening muscles to stabilize our joints and preserve muscle mass.

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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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