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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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Static Balance (#1302) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Weights are incorporated into the standing exercises to challenge static balance.

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Pelvic & Ribcage Mobility (#1303) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Pelvic and ribcage mobility exercises take center stage in this fun full-body workout.

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Strong Back Strong Core (#1304) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann combines a variety of exercises to emphasize the importance of strong core muscles and their role in maintaining back health.

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Neuromuscular Coordination (#1305) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Mary Ann uses heel tapping, patting, clapping and changing of rhythm patterns which contribute to improving neuromuscular coordination.

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Release Tension Through Exercise (#1306) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This fast-paced workout ends with a peaceful relaxation, leading viewers from a state of invigoration to a place of complete tranquility.

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Strengthening Muscles & Joints (#1307) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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A Healthy Back (#1308) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Better Balance (#1309) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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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Improve Your Mood (#1310) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Lighthearted Exercises (#1311) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann introduces a variety of new exercises for fingers, gait and back strengthening in this fun, light-hearted episode.

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Back and Abdominal Strengthening (#1312) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Exercising with Accessories (#1313) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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Somatosensory Work (#1314) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

We rely on our somatosensory system for good balance and everyday functioning. Mary Ann helps viewers turn their awareness inward to work this system.

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Releasing Muscle Tightness (#1315) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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Myofacial Relief & Gait (#1316) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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Keep The Fun In Functional Fitness (#1317) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Variety, The Spice of Life (#1318) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann combines a variety of exercises that improve function including a new exercise that uses the fingers and breath to control abdominal muscles.

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Finger Dexterity (#1319) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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Happy Feet, Healthy Body (#1320) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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All Systems Go! (#1401) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This program incorporates exercises for the brain and several body systems including vestibular and lymphatic.

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Fit from Head to Toe (#1402) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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

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Sensory Awareness and Breathing (#1403) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mary Ann uses fun music to demonstrate breathing techniques and sensory awareness

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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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Channels 9.1, 54.2 & 25.1 - Monterey (KQET)
XFINITY 9 and HD 709

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Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189

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KQED World
Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190

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V-Me
Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

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Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192

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