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Daily Fitness: Organic Ways to Detox

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper   Summer is around the corner. From the remainder of cold days, it’s common to indulge in unhealthy eating (and drinking) habits. Yet, after so many days or weeks on end, eventually the body needs a restart to a more sustainable lifestyle. Hence, a brief detox. I’m

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Daily Fitness: ‘Tauking Health with Monbrewcha

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper   It seems Montauk is just brewing with new ideas lately. It’s a literal hot spot of innovation. Beer, whiskey, tea, and now kombucha. As much as I’d like to write about beer or whiskey (again), being a fitness column this week I’m putting the spotlight on

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Daily Fitness: Andreassi Talks Wellness

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper   With the title of my column a few short weeks ago, ‘What Matters to You?’ I received several story referrals. As March is National Nutrition Month, I wanted to focus on those aiming to eat healthier and focus on how an inner change can begin to

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Daily Fitness: My Birthday Vows

This article was originally published in The Independent Newspaper As of Wednesday, I have entered into the final year of my 20s. A 365-day period I’ve been told is both freeing and gripping, as the numerical concept of youth slips away while social maturity sets in. Whether this is true or not, I’ll figure out

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Daily Fitness: The ‘V’ Life

This article was first published in the February 21, 2018 issue of The Independent Newspaper   Are you living “The V Life?” By V, I mean Veridatta—an honest skincare line created by East Hampton native, Rebecca Underdown. Upon meeting Underdown over the holidays, I immediately noticed her complexion. Aside from being a bicoastal resident, between

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Daily Fitness: What Matters to You?

In 2018, I turned over a new philosophy as a fitness columnist: don’t want to be me, want to be around me. It is never my goal to be someone’s envy, but rather be a person to inspire those around me. Each one of us is unique, and that includes the genetics we’re dealt. I’ve

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Daily Fitness: Fitness Photo Shoot

What makes you feel empowered? Growing up I idolized the fictional characters of Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie), Catwoman (Michelle Pfeiffer) — which were reflected several times in my Halloween costumes — and All-American Girls Professional Baseball League catcher Dottie Hinson, a character who was played by Geena Davis in A League of Their Own. Their

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Daily Fitness: Treat Grief As An Injury

This article first appeared in the January 17, 2018 issue of The Independent Newspaper   After the recent loss of a family member just prior to the New Year, I’ve experienced numerous changes ranging from lack of motivation, social isolation, and physical ailments. The sayings “broken heart,” “sick with grief,” and “hole inside” have become

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Daily Fitness: 2018 Resolutions

This article first appeared in the January 3, 2018 issue of The Independent Newspaper   Happy 2018! By now you’ve written out, or mentally prepared, your hopes and dreams for the year ahead. More than likely that includes fitness goals, which are probably repeat resolutions of New Years’ past. In aims to be realistic, here

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Daily Fitness: JABS

(This article was first published in the September 20, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Move over Zumba, there’s a new dance class in town. Pulse, at JABS in Cutchogue, is a fitness class that is reminiscent of those dance classes so many us loved taking as kids. Hip-hop, pop, Latin all fused together

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