BEST GYM
Intelligent Fitness
Offering a wide range of classes, life coaching, and personal training options to help you change your body and achieve your desired results, Intelligent Fitness and its trainers have one single all-encompassing goal: to help clients improve the overall quality of their life. Intelligent Fitness’ unique and copyrighted business model of personal training allows individuals to pursue personal goals and objectives on an individualized level. Classes range from Barre, Pilates, SuperSycle, Sycle-Fit, TRX, and Body Blast, including many others. Their business is improving Lives, “one body at a time!” 3012A Jericho Turnpike, East Northport, 631-858-2900, intelligentfitness.net

BEST BOOT CAMP
Xpress Body Boot Camp
Boasting a stellar reputation and fervent devotion to physical fitness, Xpress Body Boot Camp has set the bar high for others trying to dip their toes into this category. Xpress Body Boot Camp has found success by focusing on a 35-minute core workout that’s combined with a nutritional program. While many people may put off going to the gym because it could be too time consuming, Xpress Body Boot Camp has found that busy workers prefer its high-intensity workouts! If you give their trainers 35 minutes, it goes without saying that they’ll show you results! 121 Carolyn Blvd., Farmingdale, 516-882-5308, xpressbodybootcamp.com

BEST NUTRITIONIST/DIETICIAN
Rachel Ezelius – Eat Smart at Fitness Incentive
A person can get exhausted—and plenty hungry—just by researching trendy diets, nutrition advice and new workout regimens to help with weight loss. It seems the Internet is inundated with “expert” advice. When it comes to their health, Long Islanders trust Rachel Ezelius, and have voted her the Best Nutritionist/Dietician on Long Island, year after year! The founder of Eat Smart, she’s also a registered dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and certified by New York State. Eat Smart provides individualized nutritional services with a core focus: sensible eating. This extraordinary program is available to both adults and children. Ezelius’ Eat Smart also offers counseling sessions for a range of diet-related issues. 157 Deer Park Ave., Babylon, 631-587-5766, fitnessincentive.com

BEST PERSONAL TRAINER
Phil Sottile & Stacey Lerman
Husband-and-wife team Phil Sottile and Stacey Lerman are the backbone of Intelligent Fitness and Long Island’s preeminent personal training team. Through a clinical approach of discovery and assessment, they work around the clock to help members attain their fitness goals and objectives. Intelligent Fitness has operated from their “One body at a time” perspective since 1997. Through education, experience, and constant evolution, Sottile and Lerman ensure they make a positive difference in your life. Phil Sottile and Stacey Lerman – Intelligent Fitness, 631-858-2900. Intelligentfitness.net

BEST PILATES STUDIO
Studio G Pilates
Sometimes a good workout is all you need to get over a stressful day. Studio G Pilates is a fully equipped studio offering private, semiprivate, and group classes at affordable rates for clients of all fitness levels, including those with injuries. All instructors are classically trained and have completed more than 600 hours of training. Each session at Studio G Pilates is specifically tailored to your body and designed to help you reach your individual goals. 40 Vernon Valley Rd., East Northport. 631-525-6785. studiogpilates.com

BEST WEIGHT LOSS CENTER
The Weight Loss Intervention Center of Long Island
More than two decades into their work yet Butch and Rich Purslow at The Weight Loss Intervention Center of Long Island continue to surprise Long Islanders with their hard work, dedication, and most importantly, weight loss expertise. The center has adopted a strategy that has proven incredibly effective for years—one that focuses on maintaining goal weight as clients seek to live healthier and more energetic lives. 4277 Hempstead Tpke., Ste. 209, Bethpage, 516-731-3583, wliclongisland.com

BEST ZUMBA STUDIO
Laura’s Dance & Fitness Studio
Dance fitness is all the rage these days. But the workout doesn’t mean anything if you don’t have the right instructor pushing you to achieve your goals. At Laura’s Dance & Fitness Studio you’ll take part in passion-filled Zumba classes and you’ll never want to take a class anywhere else again. The studio is founded by Laura Marciano, an Adelphi graduate and prolific dancer who’s been recognized by the New York State Theater Education Association for choreography in musical theater. Let’s Zumba! 586 New York Ave., Huntington, 631-824-6259, laurasdanceandfitnessstudio.com

To find all the other Best of Long Island contest winners, visit bestof.longislandpress.com Winners in the 2019 Best of Long Island program will be announced in February. Nominations for the 2020 contest are being accepted through Aug. 31.

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