Category: Fitness & Wellness

In Conversation: Well + Good

Is calorie counting so last year? On Tuesday, March 3rd STORY at Macy’s hosted Melisse Gelula, co-founder of Well+Good, and a panel of nutrition experts to discuss the new era of eating.  In conversation was Ali Maffucci, Founder + CEO of Inspiralized, registered dietitian Molly Knauer, and Doctor of Behavioral Nutrition Chinara Tate. Together, the women debunked the

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Going Big At Big SNOW

There are a few things New Jersey is known for — its diners, “The Sopranos,” Bruce Springsteen, and MetLife Stadium, to start. But, now the Garden State has fresh new bragging rights with the first indoor real-snow ski and snowboard park in North America. Big SNOW, which is operated by Snow Operating, the same team

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I-Tri, And I Did

Part of why I began writing a fitness and wellness column is the community surrounding it — those who are actively focused on improving mind, body, and soul share a commonality; bettering themselves, and oftentimes those around them. On October 5, I rode alongside dozens of men and women who were all on a mission

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Dr. Gerry

It’s not often that biologic wellness and overall medical practices are connected to dentistry. For most of us, going to the dentist is a routine chore to simply check up on our oral health. Dr. Gerry Curatola, a renowned biologic restorative dentist based in East Hampton, is on a mission to change that. “There are

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The Float Place

Floatation therapy, or sensory deprivation tanks, have taken off in popularity since I first wrote about my experience in 2018. The concept began in the 1950s when two Drs, Dr. Jay Shurley and Dr. John Lilly, were at the National Institute of Mental Health. They became curious how the human mind would react to the

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Daily Fit: Let Fear Guide You

“Do one thing every day that scares you” — Eleanor Roosevelt. When I first read those words, I felt compelled to follow them. But who would actively choose to elicit fright? Ask any adrenaline junkie why they scale mountains, jump out of planes, hit triple digit speeds, or even so much as ride roller coasters,

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Paddling Like A Diva

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here   In some cases, being called a diva might seem insulting but, here on the East End, Diva (uppercase ‘D’) is being redefined to mean empowerment. Gina Bradley is a female powerhouse — entrepreneur, mother, environmental advocate, world traveler, and now author.

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Gatlinburg Getaway

In September of 2018 I visited the an eastern Tennessee town hidden away along the Great Smoky Mountain rage. As the memories pop up in my social feed (a great reminder of what adventure I was on this time a year ago), it prompted me to write about this destination lesser known. With an elevation

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Train Like A Navy SEAL

I did it on my own, but I wasn’t alone. I completed the challenge to prove I could. I did it to inspire others. A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Long Island debut of Bonefrog, the world’s only obstacle course race owned and operated by the United States Navy Sea, Air, and Land

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FORWARD_Space

It’s dance. Pure, uninhibited, exhilarating dance. In October 2018, Kristin Sudeikis opened a studio on Spring Street in New York City called FORWARD_Space that offers 50-minute sessions in a “sanctuary-meets-club environment.” When I arrived, I expected a typical cardio dance class. I attempted to follow the choreography that, let’s be honest, as with most other

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