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6:00 PM/5:00 PM: Easy Yoga: The Secret to Strength and Balance with Peggy Cappy
Discover how yoga can aid anyone, of any age, who wants to increase strength and mobility. Peggy Cappy shows how yoga poses can increase range of motion, improve awareness of the body, help prevent bone loss and keep metabolism running efficiently.
10:30 AM/9:30 AM: 3 Steps to Incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.D.
Hear from Dr. Fuhrman about the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Get his revolutionary health plan - which is not about will power but about knowledge and a healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly and reclaiming the vitality and good health.
7:00 PM/6:00 PM: National Park Symphony - The Mighty Five
Celebrate the grandeur and majesty of Utah's five national parks set to glorious music from the Utah Symphony. See stunning iconic images, grand vistas and secret locations in Zion, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Arches National Parks.
8:30 PM/7:30 PM: Rick Steves' Heart of Italy
In RICK STEVES' HEART OF ITALY, Rick delves deep into the Italian heartland - the place where la dolce vita is a way of life. Starting in Umbria, he connects with rustic, traditional culture: sleeping at an agriturismo (a farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made (and eaten), and hiking down into ancient and fragrant wine cellars. Then he tours Assisi, with its inspirational story of St. Francis, its stop-and-smell-God's-roses spirituality, its delicate Giotto masterpieces, and its awe-inspiring basilica. In Siena, Rick enjoys a front-row seat at its wild horse race - the venerable Palio - and marvels at cultural treasures from the city's glory days, when it rivaled Florence for dominance in Tuscany. He finishes with the ultimate Riviera getaway: the Cinque Terre, where he gets to know each of the "five lands" - from the dramatic, vineyard-surrounded Vernazza to hardscrabble Riomaggiore, to the pint-sized resort of Monterosso. Fishing for anchovies, sipping wine out of rustic barrels, bringing flowers to hilltop cemeteries, and savoring twinkling Mediterranean vistas, Rick visits his favorite stretch of Mediterranean coastline. From hill towns to harbors, and from vino rosso to Giotto, RICK STEVES' HEART OF ITALY savors the good life in the Italian heartland.
7:00 PM/6:00 PM: Rick Steves' Festive Europe
Follow Rick through Europe as he joins Europeans celebrating life. He ventures into the reveler-filled Parisian streets on Bastille Day, takes in the royal pageantry in London, wanders through a Venetian palace, and runs with the bulls in Pamplona. He stops to dine at an exclusive men's club in the Basque country, and embraces high culture in Vienna.
7:30 AM/6:30 AM: Age Reversed with Miranda Esmonde-White
AGING BACKWARDS WITH MIRANDA ESMONDE-WHITE provides valuable insights on combating the physical signs and consequences of aging. Scientific, yet entertaining and accessible, the three-part special shares practical information on slowing down and potentially reversing the aging process through exercise and other lifestyle choices. Charismatic Classical Stretch host Miranda Esmonde-White, a former National Ballet of Canada dancer, motivates viewers to stretch and strengthen their way to feeling and looking younger. Interviews with doctors and physiotherapists, testimonials from Classical Stretchenthusiasts ranging in age from 22 to 90, and clear explanations from Esmonde-White illustrate the damage caused by a sedentary lifestyle and the benefits of exercise at every stage of life.
7:00 PM/6:00 PM: Survival Guide for Pain-Free Living with Peggy Cappy
Learn how easy-to-do stretches and other yoga moves can help relieve pain. Peggy Cappy joins yoga and neuromuscular therapist Lee Albert to offer effective strategies for alleviating symptoms and moving towards a pain-free life.
6:30 AM/5:30 AM: Haylie Pomroy Metabolism Revolution!
Haylie Pomroy's METABOLISM REVOLUTION! is a completely NEW 60-minute fundraising special demonstrating the proven power of her Metabolism Revolution diet. The program follows real people from around the country for over 6 months - a school teacher from Indiana, a stay-at- home Mom from Oregon, an educational professional from Los Angeles, a former NFL football player from New Orleans, and many more. We hear their stories and struggles, we watch them transform their lives, and we celebrate their weight loss and health victories!
10:30 AM/9:30 AM: Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years
"Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years" hosted by Meredith Vieira, sheds light on the complex and sometimes confusion information around healthy aging. Based on the latest scientific research, this documentary program carves a path toward understanding what it means as we age and how the latest information can help you master your life as you age.
7:00 PM/6:00 PM: Food: What the Heck Do I Eat? with Mark Hyman, M.D.
Did you know that oatmeal actually isn't a healthy way to start the day? That milk doesn't build bones, and eggs aren't the devil? In Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?, Dr. Mark Hyman looks at every food group and explains what we've gotten wrong, revealing which foods nurture our health and which pose a threat. He also explains food's crucial role in functional medicine and how food systems and policies affect our environmental and personal health. With myth-busting insights, easy-to-understand science, and delicious, wholesome recipes, Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? is a no-nonsense guide to achieving optimal weight and lifelong health. Eating real food doesn't have to be complicated. Dr. Hyman is going to show us the principles of healthy eating by walking through each of the major food catefories - from meats to beverages and everything in between. Dr. Hyman tells the viewer exactly what foods to focus on and what to avoid. He will provide easy steps to get started, taking out all of the guess work of putting together meals. As a bonus, Dr. Hyman will also explain how food is one of the greatest contributors to global warming and pollution, then he will show us what foods will take less of a toll on our environment and our health.
9:00 PM/8:00 PM: Rick Steves' Tasty Europe
Travel expert and globetrotter Rick Steves eats his merry way through Europe. One delightful taste at a time, he shows how food is a prime ingredient in what defines cultures all across the continent. From dining al fresco in Rome, to joining the locals on a Madrid pub crawl, to learning the secrets of a wine lover's enoteca in Verona, Rick learns that slowing down to truly appreciate what you eat is an essential part of any great travel experience. With this special, the welcomes are warm, the kitchens are jammin' , the tables are set, and you are an honored guest.
8:00 AM/7:00 AM: The Brain Body Mind Connection with Dr. Rudy Tanzi & Dr. Deepak Chopra
Discover what you can do now to keep your brain healthy, increase energy, sleep better, help prevent dementia and more. Two pre-eminent leaders in brain-mind-body medicine answer pressing questions about brain health.
6:00 PM/5:00 PM: America's Home Cooking: B Is for Bacon
Hosted by Chris Fennimore, AMERICA'S HOME COOKING: B IS FOR BACON spotlights the ingredient that has become a national obsession and demonstrates bacon is not only for breakfast! From appetizers, soups and salads, to main courses, pasta, desserts and even candy(!), the program features an enticing collection of recipes that show the sweet and savory sides of this favorite food, such as bacon asiago polenta, bacon and Nutella French toast, and bacon wrapped stuffed jalapenos.