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COMPLETE
GYM & SPA
SOLUTIONS

Bespoke wellbeing and fitness solutions including gym, pool, sauna, steam and spa design and fit out, facility management and gym & pool maintenance. We also deliver fitness services to residents, employees and individuals.

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

Gym & Spa Design and Installation

Gym & Spa Design and Installation

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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Gym & Spa Maintenance

Gym & Spa 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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Gym & Spa Management

Gym & Spa Management

motive8 has expanded the gym & spa management team to ensure service excellence is consistently achieved. Covering operations, fitness & wellbeing, beauty & spa treatments, we offer a range of management solutions.

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Wellbeing & Fitness Services

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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Welcome to M8:Life

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

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Launch of new brochure

We are very excited to share our brand new brochure, which showcases how we work, the services and expertise we offer and the markets we serve.

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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, and individuals.

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Since the gym and spa facilities have re-opened at many of our managed sites we have received lots of positive feed… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Exercises | workouts

Arm training fitness challenge

Hit a plateau in your arm training? Try this to kick start your results again at the end of your normal workout.  Pick a weight that you can do for 20 reps without losing strict form and try the following: Dumbbell Bicep Curls x 20 Dead Hang as long as possible Dumbbell Tricep Kickbacks x […]

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wellbeing

Physical activity and wellbeing

Here at motive8 we strongly believe it is important to look after your physical health but also your wellbeing, which incorporates your mental and social state and incorporates the following: The sense of feeling good about ourselves and being able to function well individually or in relationships The ability to deal with the ups and […]

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Nutrition

Lockdown lack of Vitamin D

If you, like many others, have worked from home throughout the lockdown period, it is possible that your body has/is lacking Vitamin D. As humans, we need Vitamin D to help the body in calcium and phosphate absorption from our diet, as this is essential to maintain healthy bones, teeth and soft tissue (muscles) around […]

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Gym Design | Student Gym Design

Gym Design Case Study – urbanest Westminster Bridge

Westminster Bridge, located on the banks of the River Thames sets a new standard for student life in London. At the beginning of 2020, motive8 were commissioned by urbanest to re-design an existing gym on the lower ground floor at this popular student development and to upgrade all the equipment.  Additional space was allocated to improve […]

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Nutrition

Dark Chocolate – the healthier choice

Rather than picking up a milk chocolate bar (that has less antioxidant-rich cocoa and more sugar) the next time you’re in the supermarket, try purchasing a healthier option. Go with Dark Chocolate, as it is known to be good for your heart and boosts brain power along with other health benefits. You may not realise […]

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Exercises | workouts

Be strong in September fitness challenge

Be Strong in September! Challenge yourself and include the following workout into your weekly routine – the aim is to complete the challenge at least twice per week: x3 sets of 15 Burpees – 30 seconds of rest in between x3 supersets of 10 Jump Squats followed by 30 seconds of Mountain Climbers – 15 […]

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wellbeing

Breathing for a healthier you

This month we are looking at the often overlooked importance of breathing in exercise and for your general wellbeing. Breathing is one of the few constants we have in life and breathing properly can influence the overall flow of our energy, which in turn changes our physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. The average person’s lungs […]

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Equipment | Gym Design | Home Gyms

Family Gyms – the New Home Gym Phenomenon

Family gyms installed in the home are the new health and fitness phenomena sweeping the UK. From kids to seniors, now every generation and lifestyle is catered for.

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Nutrition

Nutrition tip: remember to eat your fats!

It has been a misconception for a while that eating fat makes you fat when actually healthy fats in your diet is essential for multiple reasons. These include: essential vitamins and antioxidants such as Vitamin D, E and K rely on fat for absorption by the body omega 3 fats are important for anti-inflammatory actions […]

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wellbeing

Finding stability after lockdown

Feeling unsettled? So are most of us. I know I am. Everything just feels different. For some people, lockdown found new hobbies and lots of virtual catch ups but for a lot of us it has been difficult, lonely, unsettling and has come with a fear of the unknown especially now we move slowly back […]

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Exercises | workouts

August fitness challenge

We’ve got the perfect monthly challenge for anyone who still struggles to get back into the fitness lifestyle! Make August your month – challenge yourself and complete the workout below x3 times a week for the remainder of this month:  Jogging on the spot – 30 seconds  Press ups / half press ups – x15 […]

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Home Gyms

Home Gym Inspiration

Let’s look at different types of home gyms, from the wellbeing oasis to functional workout space, to the cardio zone or kid-friendly fun zone.

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Gym Design | Home Gyms

Building a Home Gym – How the Professionals Do It

The last few months have been tough for most people. With the Coronavirus wreaking havoc in society, most of us have been forced to undergo lockdown – an unprecedented change in our lifestyles. It’s changed our attitudes towards everything from spending habits, shopping, entertainment, health, fitness and travel. Why are home gyms so popular right […]

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wellbeing

Improve sleep by stretching before bed

Stretching before bed can be highly beneficial to getting that all important beauty sleep that will have you feeling and looking refreshed for the day ahead. During lockdown it has been reported that many of us have been struggling to sleep whether that be due to the change of routine, the stresses of everyday or […]

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Exercises | workouts

Burpees and strength challenge

Challenge yourself with 3 rounds of this circuit and complete in the fastest time possible. Breaks are optional. How fast will you be? 1. 10 Burpees 10 Squats   2. 10 Burpees 10 Reverse Lunges   3. 10 Burpees 10 Press Ups   4. 10 Burpees 10 Triceps Push ups   5. 10 Burpees 10 […]

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