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Fun with the Large Ball (#1404) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Footwork and Core (#1405) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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Breathing (#1409) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann offers several techniques to develop healthy breathing habits.

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Back Health (#1410) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Functional Fitness (#1411) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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Good Alignment (#1412) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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New Challenges (#1413) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Coordination and Reaction Time (#1414) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Lymphatic System (#1415) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Mobility and Balance (#1416) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Your Feet, Your Foundation (#1417) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Flabby Arms (#1418) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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The Power of Small Movements (#1419) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Flexibility and Range of Motion (#1420) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Safe Driving Skills (#1101) Duration: 27:27 STEREO TVG

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

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Brain Fitness (#1102) Duration: 27:24 STEREO TVG

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

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Perceptual Motor Timing (#1103) Duration: 27:41 STEREO TVG

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

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Strengthen Brain Processing Areas (#1104) Duration: 27:08 STEREO TVG

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

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Perceptual Motor Fitness (#1105) Duration: 27:01 STEREO TVG

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

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Balance for Body and Brain (#1106) Duration: 27:13 STEREO TVG

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

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Coordination Exercises for Safe Driving (#1107) Duration: 27:16 STEREO TVG

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

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Improve Reaction Time for Safe Driving (#1108) Duration: 27:04 STEREO TVG

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

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Strengthen Your Brain (#1109) Duration: 27:11 STEREO TVG

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

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Improving Coordination (#1110) Duration: 26:53 STEREO TVG

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

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Core Strengthening (#1201) Duration: 27:18 STEREO TVG

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

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Healthy Aging (#1202) Duration: 27:43 STEREO TVG

A variety of unique exercises are introduced which are all designed to promote healthy aging.

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Exercise Is Fun (#1203) Duration: 27:07 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann focuses on fun and functional exercises set to some of her favorite music.

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Strength Coordination (#1204) Duration: 27:29 STEREO TVG

This episode features a potpourri of movements to enhance strength and coordination.

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Reaction Time (#1205) Duration: 27:23 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann shows how to use a ball to test your reaction time.

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Balance (#1206) Duration: 27:21 STEREO TVG

Improving balance through weight training, stretching and leg strengthening is the theme of this episode.

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March Your Way to Fitness (#1207) Duration: 27:23 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann marches her way to fitness with fun routines and patriotic music.

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Pelvic Floor (#1208) Duration: 27:28 STEREO TVG

Muscles of pelvic floor are often ignored but this workout shows some easy movements to keep those important muscles strong.

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Posture and Breathing (#1209) Duration: 27:24 STEREO TVG

Posture is essential to any good workout. In this program Mary Ann demonstrates how to maintain good posture while exercising.

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Facial Exercises (#1210) Duration: 27:20 STEREO TVG

Facial exercises are important because they increase sensory awareness in mouth and encourage facial expression. These exercises are essential for anyone experiencing neurological challenges.

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We've Gone Country (#1211) Duration: 27:25 STEREO TVG

Country music sets the tone and pace for this fun full body workout.

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Don't Forget Your Fingers (#1212) Duration: 27:27 STEREO TVG

Paying special attention to the finger joints is important in our quest to stay independent and keep our hands functioning well.

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Vestibular System (#1213) Duration: 27:24 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann challenges your vestibular system with a fun ball routine and other functional movements set to jazz music.

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Breathing (#1214) Duration: 27:25 STEREO TVG

By toning and stretching muscles around the ribcage and practicing good breathing technique viewers learn how to get the most out of each breath.

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Stretching (#1215) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG

Strengthening should always be followed by stretching as an important component to any workout. This episode includes some great stretching exercises to improve flexibility.

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Relaxation (#1216) Duration: 27:20 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann explores the healing touch of massage, demonstrating some effective ways to release tension and use movement to relax.

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Maintain Independence (#1217) Duration: 27:26 STEREO TVG

This episode is full of functional movements to help improve performance of the activities of daily life and help you maintain independence as you age.

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Resistance Exercises (#1218) Duration: 27:24 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann introduces some unique ways to strengthen muscles with a resistance exercise band. Emphasis is placed on maintaining proper technique to avoid injury and get the most out of the movements.

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Feel Your Best (#1219) Duration: 27:45 STEREO TVG

Feeling good is important in life, certain movements help you feel your best. Mary Ann shares exercises that will leave you feeling great.

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Fundamental Moves: (#1220) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG

In this episode Mary Ann mixes the good old standards with new moves for a fun and effective full body workout.

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Kinesthetic Awareness (#1301) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This Sit and Be Fit episode focuses on the importance of kinesthetic awareness and weight shifting as they relate to balance.

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    • 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.

    • Week of 8/25: Sutro Tower work (including KQED 9 Over the Air)

      (Affects several San Francisco TV & Radio stations, including KQED 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) During the week of August 25, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 4pm, several TV and radio stations will be switching to their Auxiliary antennas. This is being done so that the tower crew can perform routine maintenance on the regular […]

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

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