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Residential

With over ten years’ experience in the industry, motive8 is the market leader in gym and spa design, with unrivalled experience and expertise in the student and residential sectors. Clients include St James’ Homes, St George Plc, Berkeley Homes, Greystar and Barratt Homes, for whom we have installed more residential gym facilities than any other provider.

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Corporate

Corporate

It is widely accepted that people who take regular exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle are usually more motivated and energised. Subsequently, the provision of health and fitness facilities in the workplace, be it an office, school, university or college, brings benefits for both employer and employee.

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Student

Student

New-build student accommodation has seen a boom over the last 10 years. motive8 has extensive experience of working with student accommodation providers to deliver fitness suites that inspire and motivate the students living within to get fit and stay healthy.

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Hotels

Hotels

Whether it’s business or leisure, travellers are increasingly keen to maintain their fitness regimes when they are away from home. motive8 can assist with all aspects of design, supply, maintenance and management of your hotel gym.

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Private

Private

Despite the misconceptions that only the rich and famous are privileged enough to own a home gym, motive8 can offer a selection of different home gym packages to suit all budgets and requirements.

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Equipment Sales

We offer a range of new and refurbished gym equipment suitable for both home and commercial use. Please contact the sales team on 020 8481 9700 or email sales@m8group.co.uk for more information.

About Us

The motive8 Gym & Spa department comprises a team of specialist consultants, designers and project managers to ensure a consistently high standard of delivery across all projects. With ten fully-managed spa sites, we also have a growing team of gym and spa operatives overseen by on-site gym and spa supervisors all supported by a team of expert gym and spa managers.

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Services

motive8 Gym & Spa is committed to working in partnership with our clients, to engage, communicate and act promptly. We aim to create a synergy that encourages improved efficiency & greater exploitation of opportunities with our clients.

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Wellbeing and Fitness

A wide range of fitness services are available including personal training, injury rehabilitation, swimming lessons, inductions and fitness classes. All provision is bespoke to each facility depending on the demand of its residents or members.

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Maintenance

motive8’s aftercare packages are designed to ensure every client experiences hassle free enjoyment from their facility post-installation. Our contracts are a cost-effective solution to facility aftercare, keeping your gym equipment in good working order and highly reducing the likelihood of expensive callouts.

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Welcome to M8:Life

Read all our latest news and lifestyle blogs covering nutrition, workouts, wellbeing, kids coaching, gym & spa design and more……

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Equipment | Gym Design

Boutique fitness studio gets customers Cyc’d for exercise

As the first installation of its kind for us, we were keen to create the WOW factor when we were instructed to deliver a high-end, funky spin studio for a client in Surrey. From building works to lighting, flooring to equipment, motive8 project managed the entire project from start to finish. And both the client […]

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Equipment | Gym Design

Residents Gym Combines High Tech Kit with Industrial Design

Just a few minutes’ walk from the historic Greenland Dock, Thames Clipper and Surrey Quays Overground station, Greenland Place by Barratt London features 580 new homes set within attractive landscaped surroundings, along with commercial and retail space including a bistro café and beauty parlour. As one of our final installations of 2016, the residents’ gym […]

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Coaching | company News

A Day in the Life: Naomi Smith, Coaching Manager

Naomi. joined motive8 as a Cheerleading Coach back in 2011. Since then she has taken on more hours, different sports, new schools and, in 2015, progressed to become Coaching Manager. She is quickly taking the department to new heights. Here is what a Day in her M8:Life can look like. 7:00am Wake up and straight […]

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Equipment | Exercises | Training | workouts

Don’t leave your behind, behind!

GLUTEUS WORKOUT FOR HER BUILDING THE PERFECT PEACH Everyone loves the idea of having a perfect bum. In order to achieve this there are some fundamental exercises that you can do to build your glute muscles and develop that firm behind. Here is a selection that you can perform without equipment. Squats – The King […]

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Corporate Wellbeing | Exercises | Gym Design | Training | workouts

Latest Fitness Trends for Corporate Gyms in 2017

Already in 2017 we are seeing a lot of new and exciting fitness and workout trends for us to try.  As corporate gyms across the country add them to their studio timetables, we look at the current trends being seen in the workplace gym. The average lunch break for most full time employees across the […]

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Equipment | Gym Design | Training

How to Maintain Your Private Home Gym

New year fitness goals? It’s January again – the most popular time of the year to start exercising. Many of us are starting and working towards peak fitness for our summer holidays, so it’s essential to keep going with your plan and achieve those short and long-term goals. If you have a home gym, it is […]

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Gym Design

Boutique Hotel Gym Design

Boutique hoteliers have an opportunity to capture new clients and get repeat business by installing a boutique hotel gym that is creatively and thoughtfully designed. A unique gym gives clients one more reason to choose your hotel over the bland hotel chains. It’s another chance to add your distinct brand personality to your hotel experience. As […]

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Equipment | Exercises | Training | wellbeing | workouts

Is cardio necessary for weight loss?

There are numerous ways of reducing your own body weight. Increasing the amount of cardiovascular exercise you take part in is a very popular process that people assume to be the best way to achieve this target. However, cardiovascular exercise is not necessarily the best or quickest way to lose weight. Cardiovascular exercises improve heart […]

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Equipment | Training | wellbeing | workouts

Weekly Workout – Leg burner circuit

This is a bodyweight circuit aimed primarily at the muscles in the legs but will also feel like cardio! Squats – 15 reps Use a box or step to make sure your depth is sufficient. You should be aiming to go just below parallel. Jump lunges – 20 reps (10 on each leg) Assume a […]

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Corporate Wellbeing | Equipment | Gym Design

Gym Design Corners That Should Never Be Cut

It takes seven seconds for someone to form their first impression. Designing a gym without cutting corners could make the difference between creating yet another gym and a winning lasting impression. People cut corners in design for many reasons: time, budget or availability of builders. Whatever the reason for finding a quicker way around a process or problem, […]

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Exercises | Gym Design | Training | wellbeing | workouts

How To Make The Most Of Your Student Gym

Students who make the most of their onsite gyms have been proven to achieve higher grades, reduce their stress levels and sleep well. We believe gyms to be motivating and inspiring places for students. Find out how we recommend making the most of your student gym. Exercise for stress relief It is now common knowledge […]

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Equipment | Exercises | Gym Design | wellbeing | workouts

Building a Private Gym for the Whole Family

Private home gyms are one of the ultimate ways of staying fit. But gyms aren’t just for busy grown-ups. A growing trend is installing a home gym for the whole family – kids, parents and even grandparents ! Nick Sadler, Director of motive8, talks to us about how to design a private gym that can […]

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Gym & Spa News | Gym Design

Health & Safety and Operational Considerations in Residential and Hotel Gym & Spa Facilities

motive8’s Rob Clarke has been working on a series of educational white papers to cover different aspects of Gym & Spa operations where specialist support is often needed. The first of these covers Health & Safety and Operational Considerations in Residential and Hotel Gym & Spa Facilities. Health & Safety in gyms and spas can […]

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