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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 11 AM EST SATURDAY * WHAT...One to locally two feet of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for the Sat AM high tide near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwest Suffolk, Northeast Suffolk, Southwest Suffolk, Southeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau and Southern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...From 3 AM to 11 AM EST Saturday. * COASTAL IMPACTS...Minor to locally moderate flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. A few to several roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. A few cars may take on water and be damaged if not moved. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...3 to 5 ft surf likely for north shore of LI and north shore of south fork shorefront with Sat AM tides, which will likely cause beach erosion and possibly minor damage to shoreline structures. Along the oceanfront, surf should build to 4 to 8 ft Sat PM into Sun AM, with scattered dune erosion impacts during those tidal cycles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Minor to locally moderate coastal impacts are possible for the same north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for the Saturday evening high tides as well. There is potential for more widespread minor coastal flooding along the southern and eastern bayfront communities of Long Island with the Sunday morning high tide.

Fitness Open house September 10, 9am-3pm

Physical Solutions will hold a Free Fitness Open House in its Bethpage location at 1211 Stewart Ave., Bethpage. Fitness classes every 1/2 hour and more.

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Contact: Marilyn Pignataro
516-448-5602 cell phone

Fitness Open House
September 10 from 9am-3pm

Bethpage, NY - August 8, 2011 - Physical Solutions will hold a Fitness Open House on Saturday, September 10 from 9am to 3pm at its Bethpage office at 1211 Stewart Avenue. Guests will have the opportunity to sample fitness classes every half-hour. Classes to be offered are yoga, zumba, pilates, and strength and toning. There will be a limit of ten guests per class. In addition, nutritional screenings and fitness screenings will also be available that day. There will also be specials, prizes and more. All services are complimentary.

Certified Athletic Trainers and Certified Personal Trainers will conduct fitness screenings. Guests can expect to find out their BMI-body mass index, blood pressure, heart rate, flexibility and more. Having knowledge and understanding of these key elements is critical before starting an exercise program.

Cristina Rivera MS, RD, CSSD, CDN of Nutrition in Motion will provide nutritional screenings using food frequency questionnaires to determine deficiencies in the diet. Participants will be able to ask the nutritionist questions about different diets/vitamins/minerals/ supplements or any other nutrition related questions. A resting metabolic rate test will be raffled off to three winners.

"Regular physical activity is the single most important thing one can do to control weight, reduce risk of disease and improve mood, we are thrilled to be able to provide these fitness services free to the community" said Edward Farrell, MS, PT, OCS, CSCS, co-founder and partner of Physical Solutions.

To register for the September 10th Open House, contact Marilyn Pignataro at or call 516.576.5751. For more information, visit

About Physical Solutions:
Located in Mineola and Bethpage, Physical Solutions is owned and operated by Edward Farrell and Christopher Lopez, both Board Certified Clinical Specialists in Orthopedic Physical Therapy as well as Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists. The staff of Physical Solutions is comprised of certified and experienced professionals, capable of helping people meet their fitness goals through well-designed and creative programs. In addition to fitness programs, Physical Solutions offers orthopedic physical therapy.