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Easter Camp
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Countdown to Camp

Our sports programmes runs within the same hours as a normal school day with main activities between 9am and 3pm and lunch between 12pm and 1pm. Children should be dropped off at the programme venue, this information will be emailed out to you within 3-4 days of the holiday programme start date.

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Spring Term Clubs
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Countdown to Going Live!

This is the place to book all our extra-curricular sports clubs delivered at your child’s school. Our most popular clubs sell out extremely quickly so please make arrangements to be able to book early. Don’t miss out!

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Schools Provision

The objective of motive8’s curricular provision is to meet a school’s physical education targets. We can provide curricular PE lessons in primary schools to both cover PPA time and ensure high quality PE provision. Our session plans and schemes of work are designed in line with National Curriculum guidelines and all are delivered by our qualified, experienced and motivating coaches.

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Clubs

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Our extra-curricular schools clubs cater for a range of ages and abilities and are run as breakfast, lunch or after-school clubs. Our specialist coaches adapt sessions to suit every child’s development needs and also link into motive8 and borough tournaments to give children an end goal and focus.

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Holiday Camps

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Our sports programmes offer your child a chance to improve and develop within their chosen sport. Our programmes are focused on enhancing current skills whilst developing new skills to improve your child’s confidence levels when participating in competition.

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About Us

Our professional, qualified coaches deliver curricular, extra-curricular and community-based sports programmes to a number of schools across South West London. Whether your school wants to run one club a week or five, motive8 can offer a wide range of sporting activities.

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Book your Birthday Party Now

We offer exclusive Football & Gymnastics parties, where your child will experience specialist skills, games, competition and prizes. Our motive8 coaching team is made up of fully qualified coaches who are ready to give your child a party they won’t forget. You just bring the food and the guests – we do the rest!

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Personal Training

We are great believers in educating our clients about why they should be doing what we recommend. This empowers our clients to make informed lifestyle decisions so they can make healthy choices and optimise their long term success.

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Home Gyms

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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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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Nutrition

Recipe – Tuna Wrap Pizza

This version of pizza is very different from a normal pizza but nonetheless very tasty while being much lower in fat, nutritious and very easy to make. I usually use a tortilla wrap as a base but this time I opted for high protein pitta which I bought for the first time. You can be […]

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Exercises | Nutrition | Training | workouts

ROAD TO GB SELECTION – Duathlon Training Plan

In October 2016 motive8 North Director, Jenny Cromack, was over the moon to find out that she had qualified to represent Great Britain for her age group (F34-39) in the ETU Standard Distance Duathlon Championships in Soria taking place in April 2017. Here is her story and an overview of her training and nutrition plans. […]

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Nutrition

Recipe – Chia and Linseed Oats

Ingredients • 1 scoop oats • 1 teaspoon chia seeds • 1 teaspoon ground linseed • milk of choice • 2 tablespoons 0% fat free Greek yoghurt • some raisins • flaked almonds • pure maple syrup Method 1. Put all the ingredients, apart from the yoghurt, raisins, almonds and maple syrup, in a pot. […]

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Nutrition | Training

5 Top Tips for Protein Intake

Protein is an essential nutrient which regulates many of the body’s functions including muscles and hormones. We all require protein as part of a balanced diet but when it comes to endurance and weight training sports, we need a little bit of extra protein to gain recovery and muscle boosting benefits. Here are some considerations on […]

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Exercises | Nutrition | Training | wellbeing | workouts

What do we mean by ‘General Fitness’?

The first thing we should take into consideration is the true definition of ‘general fitness’ and what it means to those who favour this particular lifestyle. Unlike those who set specific and constricted fitness goals, such as sports competitors, in which they have to maintain their appearance, general fitness consists of setting goals based on […]

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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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Nutrition | wellbeing

Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Soup with Lemon and Garlic Toast

Wouldn’t it be great to eat something that feels like winter comfort food but still offers a great amount of benefits to your fitness regime? The answer is sweet potato and butternut squash soup! This meal could be most beneficial post workout, as researchers suggest that sweet potatoes and butternut squash offer anti-inflammatory qualities and […]

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Coaching

Wraparound Care

Nicky Morgan, the Secretary of State for Education, announced at the Conservative Party conference on 6 October 2015 that parents would be given the ‘right to request’ childcare in the form of breakfast and afterschool clubs or holiday care at their child’s school. motive8 fully supports this decision and agrees that this will improve the […]

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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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Coaching

Team Teaching

During Autumn term 2016 motive8 joined forces with St Marys Hampton CE Primary School. The school opened in 2013 with one class of 30 children then another in 2014 and their third in 2015 and motive8 hopes to develop alongside St Marys and expand their provision with the school. We were first contacted through recommendation from St […]

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Exercises | Training | workouts

Women and Weights

There is an unscientific myth that all women will bulk up and become big muscled if they lift heavy weights. Fitness professionals have tried for years to overcome this rumour and to teach women that it will take a lot more than a 10 kilo dumbbell to make their muscles bulge. Even the dedicated gym […]

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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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Nutrition | wellbeing

Extreme diets. Do they actually work?

A big part of being fit and healthy is what we provide as fuel for our body. There is so much information about what to eat and how to eat that people are often left confused. With the public interest in weight loss growing, extreme dieting is increasing in popularity. First of all, extreme diets […]

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