Never do Crossfit! Crossfit has three strikes against: 1) It's a fad (albeit a very long lived one), 2) it exposes people to unnecessary risk and injury, and 3) it gives "certifications" to "trainers"...read more
A success story: Muscle Up OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG!!! I've been trying for 3 years to figure out how to do a muscle up, and I just did my very first one!!! But what's even funnier than this video of me, is...read more
Kindness and my friend Brian Hello, Kitty. So welcome back to Integre8t Wellness. Today I have what I think is a beautiful story to share with you about kindness. About a year ago I was in the hospital...read more
Welcome back to Integre8t Wellness. Today I’m going to help you identify fads. I don’t have this list memorized, so bear with me while I read off from it, because this is important. You want to be wary of...read more
Jimmy Coleman of Mako Medical Laboratories Okay, so good morning. It is the first thing in the morning, and I am not going to script this. I’m not going to edit it or color correct it. I’m not going to do...read more
Patience and the eight patterns that make Integre8t. As a personal trainer, I help people create habits that inform a healthier lifestyle. In this particular program The Eight Patterns of Fitness are:...read more
Welcome back to Integre8t Wellness. Today we’re going to be talking about supplements. Whole foods are going to be your best source of nutrition. They contain all the micro- and macronutrients that you...read more
Welcome back to Integre8t Wellness. Today we’re going to talk about the difference between Fitness and Wellness. Wellness is far broader than fitness. Wellness encapsulates your entire life, whereas...read more
Welcome to INTEGRE8T Wellness! Hi, I’m Jack Kirven, and I’m a nationally certified wellness coach. I’m located in Charlotte, NC, and I see clients in their own spaces within a six-mile radius of zip code...read more
I’m going to begin vlogging soon on YouTube, and I wanted to share examples of channels that inspire me. By watching them, I have a better sense of what I can do too!
Sleep, fasting between meals, time between sets during exercise sessions, days between training, personal time, play: All of these (and more) are opportunities to give yourself the ability to process and recover from all the living you do.
Join us for the dish about dishes! I’ve begun a new collaboration! The folks at Vida Cantina suggested a fantastic idea to me: Curate an ongoing discussion about wellness and nutrition, and demonstrate the ideas with food options available at the events.