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Bespoke wellbeing and fitness solutions including gym & pool design and fit out, facility management and gym & pool maintenance. We also deliver fitness services to residents, employees and individuals as well as children in local schools and colleges.

We work within the residential, corporate, home, student, PRS and education sectors.

Gym & Spa

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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Sauna & Steam

Sauna & Steam

A growing numbers of users are now appreciating the relaxing, nurturing and physiological benefits provided by Spas. With over 20-years experience our team can help you with your relaxing and invigorating Spa solutions.

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Wellbeing & Fitness

Whether its personal fitness goals that drive you or you need health and fitness solutions for your residents or workforce, motive8 has a team of professional, qualified trainers who can devise a bespoke service to fit with your budget and requirements.

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Maintenance

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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Kids Coaching

Kids Coaching

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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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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Media Library

Check out our media library, packed full of videos, news releases and white papers written by our expert team.

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About Us - Directors & Head Office

Founded in 2000, motive8 began its life as a specialist personal training company. Today we are a global organisation and established market leaders in the design & installation of residential and corporate health and fitness facilities. We also provide fitness and wellbeing services to businesses, individuals and children.

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Gym goer? Check out this guide to chest day – featuring strength, hypertrophy and endurance #workouts:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

16 hours ago
Exercises | workouts

Exercises To Reduce Abdominal Fat

Dieting and exercise go hand in hand, and many people seem to forget this when trying to work on certain parts of the body. Adding a minimum of half an hour of exercise to a daily routine, alongside a healthy diet, is what will bring results. If trying to target and reduce belly fat, the […]

Read more
Exercises | workouts

Chest Workouts For Hypertrophy, Endurance And Strength

The chest workout – for many it’s a day to look forward to, for others it can be the opposite. Especially when you feel you maybe aren’t getting the results you desire. This article will go over the basics of a chest workout, whether your goal is to beef up, improve endurance or get over […]

Read more
Exercises | Training

Foam Rolling: The Pros And Cons

Right, let’s just get straight into it. Do you foam roll? Or do you just look at this cylinder thing in the gym and have no idea what it is there for? Well let me help you out by talking you through the good and the bad of foam rolling. You see, these foam rollers […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Outside Sports For Summer Weather

In this post I will be discussing a few sports that allow you to enjoy the outdoors and maintain fitness at the same time. As regular gym goers will know, gyms can be extremely dull and boring – especially when the sun is shining outside. The following sports allow you to get your heart rate […]

Read more
Nutrition | wellbeing

Vegetarian Day Meal Plan

Want to try being a veggie/vegan? If so, why not try these vegetable and fruit-based meals for a day? Breakfast Let’s just be honest, it’s annoying when we hear ‘You have to eat breakfast, it’s the most important meal of the day!’ every second from our die-hard fitness friends. But let’s just face it, they’re […]

Read more
Motivation | Training

My Best Sporting Achievement: Toughest Race

My best sporting achievement was participating in Toughest in 2016. It was my very first obstacle race and it really tested my fitness and strength; both physically and mentally. The course was 12 kilometers in length and consisted of obstacles, mud, log carries, monkey bars, wall climbs, crawls, uphill stretches, water, ropes, and slides. It […]

Read more
Training | wellbeing

The Benefits Of Walking

In this week’s blog, I will be talking about the benefits of walking. I personally find this to be a very interesting topic, as a lot of people aren’t actually aware that walking can be a very beneficial form of physical activity. And the beauty of it is that, well, most of us do it! […]

Read more
Corporate Gyms | Corporate Wellbeing | Gym Design

Corporate Gym Interior Design Trends

Employee wellbeing is fast becoming a key point on the boardroom agendas. The employment market in the UK is extremely competitive, so perks, benefits and wellbeing packages are now crucial in order to attract and retain employees. Naturally, fitness is one of the most popular options, with organisations providing subsidised gym memberships or workplace gyms. If […]

Read more
Corporate Gyms | Corporate Wellbeing | wellbeing

Corporate Wellbeing – the Latest Stats

Corporate wellbeing can increase employee retention, reduce absenteeism and increase productivity and efficiency.  A happier, fitter workforce is an engaged one, better able to meet the demands of the business. If your business is looking at rolling-out a wellbeing strategy, we look at the latest stats and outline how fitness should be a key element of […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Best Gym Equipment: motive8 Staff’s Top Picks

When it comes to the gym, everyone has their go-to workout. Whether it’s leg focused, cardio heavy or simply aimed at improving just one muscle group, people prefer different things. But as well as workouts, gym-goers also have their favourite pieces of equipment too. So, we’ve asked a number of our motive8 staff which pieces […]

Read more
Motivation | workouts

5 Inspiring Social Media Fitness Accounts – Part 2

You may have already seen a blog by us on social media fitness accounts, but there really are so many that we thought we should do a “Part 2”. Social media has become very popular – in a good way – in the fitness industry, and for all the right reasons. Using platforms such as […]

Read more
Exercises | workouts

Rowing Workouts For Beginners

Indoor Rowing, with the ‘Concept 2 Rowing Machine’, is the most neglected exercise and under-used piece of gym equipment. This rowing machine will improve cardiovascular fitness, build muscle and burn ridiculous amounts of calories. Doing this will no doubt improve your fitness levels; whether you’re into weightlifting, looking to shift those extra pounds or hoping […]

Read more
Nutrition

Protein Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Most of us enjoy a tasty muffin, but the problem is that they aren’t usually filled with the healthiest of ingredients. It doesn’t have to be this way though, and that’s where we can help. We’ve come up with a great protein-heavy muffin recipe. So put away the chocolate and try making this blueberry flavoured […]

Read more
Coaching

motive8 Coaching Exhibit At The World Of Work Careers Fair

Adam and Farad, from the motive8 Coaching Team, recently did a brilliant job of representing the company with a very smart stand at the World of Work Careers Fair. Organised by social enterprise Achieving for Children and held at Harlequins Rugby Stadium in Twickenham, the event saw over 1,000 local pupils visit to speak to […]

Read more
Nutrition | wellbeing

The Importance Of A Good Breakfast

“Eat breakfast as a king, lunch as a prince and dinner as a pauper” (Adelle Davis, 1904 – 1974) It is a fact that as we are different people, coming from various countries around the world, we have distinct food behaviours, at different times of the day, consuming distinct meals. Despite this, it is a […]

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Corporate Wellbeing

Corporate Wellbeing

Did you know that absenteeism through ill health costs the UK economy £100 billion per year? In recent years, 30.4 million working days have been ‘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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Inductions

Gym 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

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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Nutrition Services

Nutrition Services

We have teamed up with Nutritionist and burn out coach, Rosie Millen, to offer one-to-one nutrition consultations and workshops in your office or your own home.

Choose from our Individual Nutrition Programmes or our Corporate Wellness Challenge.

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About Us

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.

Read more

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……

Read more

Gym goer? Check out this guide to chest day – featuring strength, hypertrophy and endurance #workouts:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

16 hours ago
Exercises | workouts

Exercises To Reduce Abdominal Fat

Dieting and exercise go hand in hand, and many people seem to forget this when trying to work on certain parts of the body. Adding a minimum of half an hour of exercise to a daily routine, alongside a healthy diet, is what will bring results. If trying to target and reduce belly fat, the […]

Read more
Exercises | workouts

Chest Workouts For Hypertrophy, Endurance And Strength

The chest workout – for many it’s a day to look forward to, for others it can be the opposite. Especially when you feel you maybe aren’t getting the results you desire. This article will go over the basics of a chest workout, whether your goal is to beef up, improve endurance or get over […]

Read more
Exercises | Training

Foam Rolling: The Pros And Cons

Right, let’s just get straight into it. Do you foam roll? Or do you just look at this cylinder thing in the gym and have no idea what it is there for? Well let me help you out by talking you through the good and the bad of foam rolling. You see, these foam rollers […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Outside Sports For Summer Weather

In this post I will be discussing a few sports that allow you to enjoy the outdoors and maintain fitness at the same time. As regular gym goers will know, gyms can be extremely dull and boring – especially when the sun is shining outside. The following sports allow you to get your heart rate […]

Read more
Nutrition | wellbeing

Vegetarian Day Meal Plan

Want to try being a veggie/vegan? If so, why not try these vegetable and fruit-based meals for a day? Breakfast Let’s just be honest, it’s annoying when we hear ‘You have to eat breakfast, it’s the most important meal of the day!’ every second from our die-hard fitness friends. But let’s just face it, they’re […]

Read more
Motivation | Training

My Best Sporting Achievement: Toughest Race

My best sporting achievement was participating in Toughest in 2016. It was my very first obstacle race and it really tested my fitness and strength; both physically and mentally. The course was 12 kilometers in length and consisted of obstacles, mud, log carries, monkey bars, wall climbs, crawls, uphill stretches, water, ropes, and slides. It […]

Read more
Training | wellbeing

The Benefits Of Walking

In this week’s blog, I will be talking about the benefits of walking. I personally find this to be a very interesting topic, as a lot of people aren’t actually aware that walking can be a very beneficial form of physical activity. And the beauty of it is that, well, most of us do it! […]

Read more
Corporate Gyms | Corporate Wellbeing | Gym Design

Corporate Gym Interior Design Trends

Employee wellbeing is fast becoming a key point on the boardroom agendas. The employment market in the UK is extremely competitive, so perks, benefits and wellbeing packages are now crucial in order to attract and retain employees. Naturally, fitness is one of the most popular options, with organisations providing subsidised gym memberships or workplace gyms. If […]

Read more
Corporate Gyms | Corporate Wellbeing | wellbeing

Corporate Wellbeing – the Latest Stats

Corporate wellbeing can increase employee retention, reduce absenteeism and increase productivity and efficiency.  A happier, fitter workforce is an engaged one, better able to meet the demands of the business. If your business is looking at rolling-out a wellbeing strategy, we look at the latest stats and outline how fitness should be a key element of […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Best Gym Equipment: motive8 Staff’s Top Picks

When it comes to the gym, everyone has their go-to workout. Whether it’s leg focused, cardio heavy or simply aimed at improving just one muscle group, people prefer different things. But as well as workouts, gym-goers also have their favourite pieces of equipment too. So, we’ve asked a number of our motive8 staff which pieces […]

Read more
Motivation | workouts

5 Inspiring Social Media Fitness Accounts – Part 2

You may have already seen a blog by us on social media fitness accounts, but there really are so many that we thought we should do a “Part 2”. Social media has become very popular – in a good way – in the fitness industry, and for all the right reasons. Using platforms such as […]

Read more
Exercises | workouts

Rowing Workouts For Beginners

Indoor Rowing, with the ‘Concept 2 Rowing Machine’, is the most neglected exercise and under-used piece of gym equipment. This rowing machine will improve cardiovascular fitness, build muscle and burn ridiculous amounts of calories. Doing this will no doubt improve your fitness levels; whether you’re into weightlifting, looking to shift those extra pounds or hoping […]

Read more
Nutrition

Protein Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Most of us enjoy a tasty muffin, but the problem is that they aren’t usually filled with the healthiest of ingredients. It doesn’t have to be this way though, and that’s where we can help. We’ve come up with a great protein-heavy muffin recipe. So put away the chocolate and try making this blueberry flavoured […]

Read more
Nutrition | wellbeing

The Importance Of A Good Breakfast

“Eat breakfast as a king, lunch as a prince and dinner as a pauper” (Adelle Davis, 1904 – 1974) It is a fact that as we are different people, coming from various countries around the world, we have distinct food behaviours, at different times of the day, consuming distinct meals. Despite this, it is a […]

Read more
wellbeing

5 Easy Ways To Reduce Stress

Stress can get in the way of many things during everyday life, but it doesn’t have to be that way. There are a number of things you can do to combat this. Try to implement one, or a combination, of the five tips below into your daily routine and see if it works for you. […]

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Gym Maintenance

Gym Maintenance

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

Read more

Pool & Spa Maintenance

Pool & Spa Maintenance

motive8 works with residential apartment buildings, health clubs, corporate offices and hotels to offer preventative, tailored maintenance agreements as well as reactive works, servicing and call-outs. We offer a competitive, fast and professional service covering all manner of pool & spa maintenance issues.

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Report a Fault

Report a Fault

If your gym equipment is out of action for any reason, please don’t hesitate to contact us so we can arrange for an engineer to carry out a site visit.

To report a fault, please call 020 8481 9700, send us a message or fill out our online Report a Fault Form.

Refurbs

Refurbishments

If your gym is in need of an update, motive8 can attend site to undertake a full assessment of your current provisions. We can advise on any equipment which needs to be replaced, if any can be refurbished or fixed and ensure your gym is making the most of its potential.

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Facility Assessments

Facility Assessments

motive8 offers a free on-site consultation to assess and identify any issues affecting the smooth running of your facility. To book a consultation, please call 020 8481 9700 or email service@m8group.co.uk

About Us

Our friendly and professional maintenance team has over 20 years collaborative experience in reactive and preventative gym, pool, spa, sauna and steam maintenance. All engineers have full back office support to ensure a reliable and swift response to each and every callout.

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Equipment Supply

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.

Gym & Spa Design

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.

Read more

Welcome to M8:Life

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

Read more

Gym goer? Check out this guide to chest day – featuring strength, hypertrophy and endurance #workouts:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

16 hours ago
Corporate Gyms | Corporate Wellbeing | Gym Design

Corporate Gym Interior Design Trends

Employee wellbeing is fast becoming a key point on the boardroom agendas. The employment market in the UK is extremely competitive, so perks, benefits and wellbeing packages are now crucial in order to attract and retain employees. Naturally, fitness is one of the most popular options, with organisations providing subsidised gym memberships or workplace gyms. If […]

Read more
Corporate Gyms | Corporate Wellbeing | wellbeing

Corporate Wellbeing – the Latest Stats

Corporate wellbeing can increase employee retention, reduce absenteeism and increase productivity and efficiency.  A happier, fitter workforce is an engaged one, better able to meet the demands of the business. If your business is looking at rolling-out a wellbeing strategy, we look at the latest stats and outline how fitness should be a key element of […]

Read more
Gym Design | Residential Gym Design

Gym & Spa Design Project – Westminster Quarter

With a landscaped residents’ roof terrace offering unrivalled views of the Houses of Parliament and other iconic landmarks, residents of Westminster Quarter are already pretty spoilt. Add to that a 24hr concierge service and a motive8 designed private gym, and there really is no need to ever leave your apartment! Cardio machines, resistance machines and […]

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company News

Company News: motive8 Sponsors ARMA CSR Award

We are pleased and excited to confirm that motive8 is sponsoring the ARMA Corporate Social Responsibility Firm Of The Year Award, which is set to be awarded in July. We became partners with ARMA, the Association of Residential Managing Agents, in 2017 and backing this award is a great way to follow up on our […]

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Corporate Gyms | Corporate Wellbeing | Equipment

When to Update Corporate Gym Equipment

How long should you hang on to your corporate gym equipment before you need to upgrade it or replace it? Leading corporate gym designers motive8 look at the factors to weigh when deciding when to upgrade.

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Corporate Gyms | Corporate Wellbeing

How a Corporate Gym Can Boost Employee Engagement

The long hours working culture that dominated the UK workforce for so long is changing.  Employees want a better work/life balance, which is why we’re seeing an upturn in people focusing on projects, hobbies or family activities to incentivise them to leave work on time. For employees trying to manage life inside and outside the […]

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Coaching | company News

Apprentice Case Studies

If you want to know what doing an Apprenticeship with motive8 is like then take a look at our new Apprentice page where we’ve added some case studies for you to read. What is an Apprenticeship? Coaching apprenticeships are a great way to get into the industry of your choice and motive8 is helping students […]

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Coaching | company News

Coaching News: New Team Page

Head over to the new Team Page of the Coaching Department to meet all the great coaches that go out to our schools to deliver fun and exciting lessons, clubs and camps throughout the year. With great sporting experience between them, they provide the kids with a range of sports including athletics, football, gymnastics, street […]

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Equipment | workouts

Airbikes are back!

They may bring back memories of the old-school stationary bike your parents used to have in the garage (and likely never used) but Airbikes are making a comeback. Here’s the lowdown on what they have to offer and details of three industry-leading choices. What are they? In contrast to a standard upright bike, where you […]

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company News | motive8IQ

motive8CPD Relaunches as motive8IQ

In the last few months motive8CPD has undergone a rebrand and is now called motive8IQ. When originally set up, motive8CPD focused on delivering courses and workshops to already qualified personal trainers who wanted to perform additional study for their own personal development, and also to stay active on REPS. However, over the last few years, […]

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Gym Design

A Day in the Life: Matt Leadbitter, Gym Consultant

  Matt Leadbitter is the newest addition to motive8’s Gym & Spa team. Matt has worked in the leisure and fitness industry for over 12 years (his whole working life) and joined the motive8 team to help develop our presence in the commercial market as well as support the sales team with new projects across […]

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Coaching | company News

motive8 Kids Coaching Christmas Showcase

On December 15th the kids coaching team, alongside some of their students, headed over to The Exchange Theatre in Twickenham for their Christmas showcase to show their fellow classmates, teachers and parents what all their hard work during the term had created. The show was a great success with all the parents singing their praises […]

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Equipment | Gym Design | Home Gyms

A Private Gym for Your Retirement

As we get older, keeping in good physical shape is essential. Whilst public gyms are hugely popular with older people, private home gyms are also becoming an attractive alternative – with lower costs and equipment and design that really suits you.

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Gym Design | Home Gyms

Gym & Spa Project Case Study – Twickenham

As a Director at motive8, Omar White was already familiar with what the motive8 gym design team can do. So upon renovating his house during the Summer of 2017, he decided to include a new gym in a bespoke built building at the bottom of his beautifully landscaped garden. With a full height mirror, specialised […]

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Gym & Spa News | Gym Design | Hotel Gym Design | workouts

Hotel Gym Trends for 2018

2018 is going to be an exciting year for the hospitality industry. From an interior design perspective, key hotel trends will include bright colour schemes, lobbies functioning more as ‘hubs’ or key focal and social points, and guest rooms looking and feeling less like hotel rooms and more like being in a home environment. Comfort […]

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Summer Term Clubs
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Summer Term Clubs

This is the place to book all our extra-curricular sports clubs delivered at your child’s school. When the clubs go live you will be able to book by clicking above and booking on for your school.

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Easter Gymnastics Camp
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Easter Gymnastics Camp

Book here for our Easter Holiday Gymnastics camp at Richmond Upon Thames College. The camp will be held Tuesday to Thursday 9am-3pm at the college.

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Schools Provision

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

More Info on Clubs

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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Parties

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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Holiday Camps

More Info about Holiday Camps

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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Our Coaching Team

Our Coaching Team

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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Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

We offer an Apprenticeship Scheme for individuals who wish to learn as they earn in the real world. Specialising in sports coaching the apprenticeship scheme offers levels 2, 3 and 4, ranging from intermediate, Advanced and Further Education with an emphasis on coaching and physical education.

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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.

Read more

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……

Read more

Gym goer? Check out this guide to chest day – featuring strength, hypertrophy and endurance #workouts:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

16 hours ago
Exercises | workouts

Exercises To Reduce Abdominal Fat

Dieting and exercise go hand in hand, and many people seem to forget this when trying to work on certain parts of the body. Adding a minimum of half an hour of exercise to a daily routine, alongside a healthy diet, is what will bring results. If trying to target and reduce belly fat, the […]

Read more
Exercises | workouts

Chest Workouts For Hypertrophy, Endurance And Strength

The chest workout – for many it’s a day to look forward to, for others it can be the opposite. Especially when you feel you maybe aren’t getting the results you desire. This article will go over the basics of a chest workout, whether your goal is to beef up, improve endurance or get over […]

Read more
Exercises | Training

Foam Rolling: The Pros And Cons

Right, let’s just get straight into it. Do you foam roll? Or do you just look at this cylinder thing in the gym and have no idea what it is there for? Well let me help you out by talking you through the good and the bad of foam rolling. You see, these foam rollers […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Outside Sports For Summer Weather

In this post I will be discussing a few sports that allow you to enjoy the outdoors and maintain fitness at the same time. As regular gym goers will know, gyms can be extremely dull and boring – especially when the sun is shining outside. The following sports allow you to get your heart rate […]

Read more
Nutrition | wellbeing

Vegetarian Day Meal Plan

Want to try being a veggie/vegan? If so, why not try these vegetable and fruit-based meals for a day? Breakfast Let’s just be honest, it’s annoying when we hear ‘You have to eat breakfast, it’s the most important meal of the day!’ every second from our die-hard fitness friends. But let’s just face it, they’re […]

Read more
Motivation | Training

My Best Sporting Achievement: Toughest Race

My best sporting achievement was participating in Toughest in 2016. It was my very first obstacle race and it really tested my fitness and strength; both physically and mentally. The course was 12 kilometers in length and consisted of obstacles, mud, log carries, monkey bars, wall climbs, crawls, uphill stretches, water, ropes, and slides. It […]

Read more
Training | wellbeing

The Benefits Of Walking

In this week’s blog, I will be talking about the benefits of walking. I personally find this to be a very interesting topic, as a lot of people aren’t actually aware that walking can be a very beneficial form of physical activity. And the beauty of it is that, well, most of us do it! […]

Read more
Corporate Gyms | Corporate Wellbeing | wellbeing

Corporate Wellbeing – the Latest Stats

Corporate wellbeing can increase employee retention, reduce absenteeism and increase productivity and efficiency.  A happier, fitter workforce is an engaged one, better able to meet the demands of the business. If your business is looking at rolling-out a wellbeing strategy, we look at the latest stats and outline how fitness should be a key element of […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Best Gym Equipment: motive8 Staff’s Top Picks

When it comes to the gym, everyone has their go-to workout. Whether it’s leg focused, cardio heavy or simply aimed at improving just one muscle group, people prefer different things. But as well as workouts, gym-goers also have their favourite pieces of equipment too. So, we’ve asked a number of our motive8 staff which pieces […]

Read more
Motivation | workouts

5 Inspiring Social Media Fitness Accounts – Part 2

You may have already seen a blog by us on social media fitness accounts, but there really are so many that we thought we should do a “Part 2”. Social media has become very popular – in a good way – in the fitness industry, and for all the right reasons. Using platforms such as […]

Read more
Exercises | workouts

Rowing Workouts For Beginners

Indoor Rowing, with the ‘Concept 2 Rowing Machine’, is the most neglected exercise and under-used piece of gym equipment. This rowing machine will improve cardiovascular fitness, build muscle and burn ridiculous amounts of calories. Doing this will no doubt improve your fitness levels; whether you’re into weightlifting, looking to shift those extra pounds or hoping […]

Read more
Nutrition

Protein Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Most of us enjoy a tasty muffin, but the problem is that they aren’t usually filled with the healthiest of ingredients. It doesn’t have to be this way though, and that’s where we can help. We’ve come up with a great protein-heavy muffin recipe. So put away the chocolate and try making this blueberry flavoured […]

Read more
Coaching

motive8 Coaching Exhibit At The World Of Work Careers Fair

Adam and Farad, from the motive8 Coaching Team, recently did a brilliant job of representing the company with a very smart stand at the World of Work Careers Fair. Organised by social enterprise Achieving for Children and held at Harlequins Rugby Stadium in Twickenham, the event saw over 1,000 local pupils visit to speak to […]

Read more
Nutrition | wellbeing

The Importance Of A Good Breakfast

“Eat breakfast as a king, lunch as a prince and dinner as a pauper” (Adelle Davis, 1904 – 1974) It is a fact that as we are different people, coming from various countries around the world, we have distinct food behaviours, at different times of the day, consuming distinct meals. Despite this, it is a […]

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wellbeing

5 Easy Ways To Reduce Stress

Stress can get in the way of many things during everyday life, but it doesn’t have to be that way. There are a number of things you can do to combat this. Try to implement one, or a combination, of the five tips below into your daily routine and see if it works for you. […]

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