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Personal Training

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.

We support you with a personalised training programme developed towards achieving your health and lifestyle goals. Everyone has different goals and time to commit to training and at motive8 we understand that a plan has to work for you in order for you to achieve and maintain the results you desire.

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Inductions

Inductions

As part of our complete Gym & Spa solution motive8’s personal training team deliver Gym Inductions across residential fitness facilities.

To book an induction at your facility, call us now on 020 8481 9700 or email inductions@m8group.co.uk.

To find out how we can help manage your fitness facility through the delivery of gym inductions, call us on 020 8481 9700 or email info@m8group.co.uk

Corporate Wellbeing

Corporate Wellbeing

Did you know that absenteeism through ill health costs the UK economy £100 billion per year? In 2015/2016, 30.4 million working days were ‘lost’ due to work-related illness and workplace injury. We are here to help you lower these costs to your company and improve productivity in the workplace.

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About Us

Our team of trainers, not only have knowledge across a range of varying fitness and health related topics, but they also have a passion to help you reach your fitness goals.

We pride ourselves on recruiting individuals with a genuine interest in fitness and those that have that little something else to offer.

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Gym & Spa

We are established market leaders in the design & installation of residential and corporate health and fitness facilities, fitting everything from bespoke home gyms, training studios, spas, pools and large scale projects.

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Kids Parties

For your child’s special birthday motive8 can deliver a fun, exciting way to celebrate so sit back and let us take the stress out of organising your child’s party.

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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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Corporate Wellbeing | Gym Design

Why Changing Room Design is as Important as Gym Design

When planning a new gym or refurbishment, the changing room design is critical to the overall success of the gym facility.  Footfall will undoubtedly increase if the changing room incorporates the needs of the user into a functional, clean, warm and private space.  The changing room is an integral part of your interaction with your […]

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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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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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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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Exercises | Training | wellbeing | workouts

Simple ways to become more physically active

Physical activity is not restricted to exercise performed in the gym. If the gym is not for you, and you would like some tips on how you can improve your physical health, always remember anything you do i.e. dancing, cleaning, gardening, walking etc, as long as your heart rate increases slightly, puts you on the […]

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Nutrition | wellbeing

Russian Salad Mix & Match

Nothing invites me more to lunch at work than homemade hearty Russian salad, which we Russians call “Olivier”, or a French Salad. It usually consists of boiled and diced vegetables (so gluten free), cooked meat, gherkins and chives, dressed in a mayonnaise or your favourite creamy salad dressing. However, some ingredients can be substituted to […]

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Nutrition | wellbeing

Nutrition – Turmeric Latte

Turmeric latte or milk has become relatively popular lately and, although the name sounds fancy, this drink has a number of benefits. Turmeric, which originated in India, is a bright orange spice known for its anti-inflammatory properties, digestive aid and immune function. It is also used to help with arthritis and has also been found […]

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