What is a Physiatrist?

A physiatrist specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). They are trained at the bedside to diagnose, manage, and treat patients with musculoskeletal trauma or other neurological or orthopedic disorders. These physicians often treat patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caused by an injury or response to a traumatic event. A good example of a … Read more

Why Beach Workouts Are So Effective

Any time you have the opportunity to exercise on sand you should take it! We love beach workouts for how intensely you can train in a short time, the balance benefits your reap and of course the dose of fresh air. Read on for the low down on sand workouts and how you can get … Read more

The Scoop On Collagen

My first real conversation about collagen supplementation happened in 2017 over paleo pancakes with FIT editor Grace, who eagerly educated me on the wonders that collagen can do for skin, hair and physical health. Now I’ve got a favorite brand, and find myself regularly adding it to drinks, smoothies and bowls — and without fail, coffee. Here’s … Read more

Why to Always Eat Veggies With Fat

Our Power Couples series highlights wellness and fitness pairings that are way better together / even more potent when combined. As the acclaimed professor and best selling author Michael Pollan says “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” This veggie-forward approach to eating is one the FIT team lives by because it’s better for our bodies … Read more