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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Hip Mobility (Episode #1510)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Maintaining flexibility in the hips is an important strategy to ensure healthy aging. Mary Ann spends time during this workout focusing on this area of functional fitness.

Core Strengthening (Episode #1509)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann shares exercises that help build core strength which plays an important role in balance and back strength.

Circulation (Episode #1508)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This upbeat episode focuses on movements designed to get the blood flowing through the body.

Postural Alignment and Shoulder Stability (Episode #1507)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This program features exercises that help increase postural awareness and stabilize the shoulders.

Shoulder and Back Strength (Episode #1506)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann guides viewers through a lively workout sharing exercises that help strengthen the shoulders and back.

Yardsticks and Bands (Episode #1505)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Opening this program is a unique warm-up routine using a yardstick. Later in the show, Mary Ann focuses on upper and lower body strengthening using bands.

Functional and Fun Exercises for the Feet (Episode #1504)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This workout begins with a fun segment dedicated to keeping your feet happy and healthy.

Variety: The Spice of Life (Episode #1503)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a variety of exercises and exercise accessories to help you feel and function better.

Practice Perfect Posture (Episode #1502)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

This episode puts an emphasis on postural alignment and using proper form to get the most out of each exercise.

Flabby Arms (Episode #1418)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 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.

Brain Booster (Episode #1501)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

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

Flexibility and Range of Motion (Episode #1420)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 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: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

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

Flabby Arms (Episode #1418)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 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: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 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.

New Challenges (Episode #1413)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 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: Sat, Nov 11, 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.

Mobility and Balance (Episode #1416)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

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

Lymphatic System (Episode #1415)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 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: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 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: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 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: Mon, Nov 6, 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, Nov 5, 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: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann combines a nice mix of vestibular and core work while Gretchen reinforces the importance of gait training exercises.

Functional Fitness (Episode #1411)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 3, 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, Nov 2, 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, Nov 1, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann offers several techniques to develop healthy breathing habits.

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      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 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

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