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GYM & SPA
SOLUTIONS

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.

Read more

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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If you're into your #rugby, you're likely to be into your training too. Get match-ready with this great rugby inspi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

2 days ago
Training | workouts

Tough Interval Leg Training Session

I am going to teach you how to do a good interval based leg session, and after completing this you should feel like your legs are on fire – yes, really! In order to do this you first need to establish your current level of strength, because you will be using both dumbbells and kettlebells. […]

Read more
Nutrition | Training | wellbeing

Should I Take Supplements?

Supplements are used in almost every gym and sporting environment you see, whether they are being sold at the shop or being prescribed for those in professional sports. If you weren’t aware already, they’re basically something extra you add into your daily food intake to get certain benefits. People take them for a load of […]

Read more
Nutrition | wellbeing

3 Reasons To Love Avocados

There are many reasons why you should love avocados, which is why I’m writing this blog. If you’re still unsure, or even if you’re a daily eater of them, take a look at my thoughts below – you really can’t beat them! The nutritional benefits A typical serving of avocado (100g) is either moderate or […]

Read more
Nutrition

Vegetarian Curry Recipe

Most of us love a great curry, right? So whether you’re vegetarian or not, this meat-free dish is bound to whet your appetite. Give it a go, and see what you think… Ingredients 1 egg 100g potatoes, cut into medium dice 1 small onion, finely diced 1 celery stalk, finely diced ½ tsp olive oil […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Dumbbell Arm Workout

When it comes to arm workouts, you can’t go wrong with dumbbells. And to fully make the most of using these, greater stabilization is a requirement to activate more muscle fibres. There are a number of exercises with dumbbells that bring out every vein, bulge, and peak in your biceps, triceps and wrist muscles. Very […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Rugby Inspired Workout

In this week’s blog I’ve been asked to come up with a workout related to the sport of Rugby. First of all, for those who aren’t familiar with Rugby, it’s a very explosive and aggressive sport that involves a lot of fast and quick movements. This means the players and their muscles need to be […]

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 […]

Read more
Training | workouts

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) Workout

HIIT is a form of training in which you give your best effort, training at a high intensity for allotted amounts of time with active rest or rest periods. For example, 30 seconds of sprinting on the treadmill followed by a 30 second jog; this is repeated over a period of 15 to 30 minutes. […]

Read more
Nutrition | wellbeing

Healthy Morning Smoothie Recipe

If you do not know how to make your start to the day healthier and full of energy, here is one example of an ideal smoothie that will hydrate, nourish and energize your body. Give your body some healthy nutrients before you head out the door with this amazing smoothie recipe. It’s simple to put […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
Motivation | workouts

5 Inspiring Social Media Fitness Accounts

We are currently living in a digital world where we can easily get connected with people from all around the globe. Social media sites like Instagram make this incredibly easy, and it has opened up a number of positive opportunities. I personally really like that I can learn from others in the Health and Fitness […]

Read more
Exercises | Training | wellbeing

Running Injuries: Plantar Fasciitis

Being proactive and a regular gym goer is great, however you need to remember to look after your body, as regular exercise can also cause you overuse/wear and tear injuries that you might not even think about. In this blog, I will be talking about a very common injury caused by running, and ways to […]

Read more
wellbeing | workouts

Weekly Workout: Leg Burner

The focus of this workout is to get those legs working. It is based around supersets and overloading the muscles with extra work to stimulate those muscle fibres. Be sure to cool down and stretch at the end of the session to reduce the muscle soreness over the next day or two. Warm Up: • […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Total Resistance Exercise Workout

TRX (Total Resistance Exercise) is suspended training where one can use their own body weight against gravity to created resistance exercises. TRX training helps to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. Try these six exercises on the TRX, and repeat each exercise three times with 12-15 repetitions. Squat – Fly Stand in front of […]

Read more
Nutrition

A Simple Guide To Superfoods

With the cost of affordable healthcare becoming a more pressing concern, many are seeking proven prevention; problems related with adrenal fatigue, malnourishment, neurotoxicity and autoimmune disorders are more and more common. And that’s where superfoods come in. Below is a very short list of a few superfoods that when included into a healthy balanced diet […]

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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

If you're into your #rugby, you're likely to be into your training too. Get match-ready with this great rugby inspi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

2 days ago
Training | workouts

Tough Interval Leg Training Session

I am going to teach you how to do a good interval based leg session, and after completing this you should feel like your legs are on fire – yes, really! In order to do this you first need to establish your current level of strength, because you will be using both dumbbells and kettlebells. […]

Read more
Nutrition | Training | wellbeing

Should I Take Supplements?

Supplements are used in almost every gym and sporting environment you see, whether they are being sold at the shop or being prescribed for those in professional sports. If you weren’t aware already, they’re basically something extra you add into your daily food intake to get certain benefits. People take them for a load of […]

Read more
Nutrition | wellbeing

3 Reasons To Love Avocados

There are many reasons why you should love avocados, which is why I’m writing this blog. If you’re still unsure, or even if you’re a daily eater of them, take a look at my thoughts below – you really can’t beat them! The nutritional benefits A typical serving of avocado (100g) is either moderate or […]

Read more
Nutrition

Vegetarian Curry Recipe

Most of us love a great curry, right? So whether you’re vegetarian or not, this meat-free dish is bound to whet your appetite. Give it a go, and see what you think… Ingredients 1 egg 100g potatoes, cut into medium dice 1 small onion, finely diced 1 celery stalk, finely diced ½ tsp olive oil […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Dumbbell Arm Workout

When it comes to arm workouts, you can’t go wrong with dumbbells. And to fully make the most of using these, greater stabilization is a requirement to activate more muscle fibres. There are a number of exercises with dumbbells that bring out every vein, bulge, and peak in your biceps, triceps and wrist muscles. Very […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Rugby Inspired Workout

In this week’s blog I’ve been asked to come up with a workout related to the sport of Rugby. First of all, for those who aren’t familiar with Rugby, it’s a very explosive and aggressive sport that involves a lot of fast and quick movements. This means the players and their muscles need to be […]

Read more
Training | workouts

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) Workout

HIIT is a form of training in which you give your best effort, training at a high intensity for allotted amounts of time with active rest or rest periods. For example, 30 seconds of sprinting on the treadmill followed by a 30 second jog; this is repeated over a period of 15 to 30 minutes. […]

Read more
Nutrition | wellbeing

Healthy Morning Smoothie Recipe

If you do not know how to make your start to the day healthier and full of energy, here is one example of an ideal smoothie that will hydrate, nourish and energize your body. Give your body some healthy nutrients before you head out the door with this amazing smoothie recipe. It’s simple to put […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
Motivation | workouts

5 Inspiring Social Media Fitness Accounts

We are currently living in a digital world where we can easily get connected with people from all around the globe. Social media sites like Instagram make this incredibly easy, and it has opened up a number of positive opportunities. I personally really like that I can learn from others in the Health and Fitness […]

Read more
Exercises | Training | wellbeing

Running Injuries: Plantar Fasciitis

Being proactive and a regular gym goer is great, however you need to remember to look after your body, as regular exercise can also cause you overuse/wear and tear injuries that you might not even think about. In this blog, I will be talking about a very common injury caused by running, and ways to […]

Read more
wellbeing | workouts

Weekly Workout: Leg Burner

The focus of this workout is to get those legs working. It is based around supersets and overloading the muscles with extra work to stimulate those muscle fibres. Be sure to cool down and stretch at the end of the session to reduce the muscle soreness over the next day or two. Warm Up: • […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Total Resistance Exercise Workout

TRX (Total Resistance Exercise) is suspended training where one can use their own body weight against gravity to created resistance exercises. TRX training helps to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. Try these six exercises on the TRX, and repeat each exercise three times with 12-15 repetitions. Squat – Fly Stand in front of […]

Read more
Nutrition

A Simple Guide To Superfoods

With the cost of affordable healthcare becoming a more pressing concern, many are seeking proven prevention; problems related with adrenal fatigue, malnourishment, neurotoxicity and autoimmune disorders are more and more common. And that’s where superfoods come in. Below is a very short list of a few superfoods that when included into a healthy balanced diet […]

Read more
Exercises | workouts

Shoulder Blast Workout

In this blog I’m going to be giving you a guide on training your shoulders for both hypertrophy and overall shoulder health. When it comes to the gym community, there tends to be three areas that always seem to get injured, these being; the shoulder, knees and lower back. I’m going to provide a workout […]

Read more
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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

If you're into your #rugby, you're likely to be into your training too. Get match-ready with this great rugby inspi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

2 days ago
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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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Gym Design | Residential Gym Design

Gym & Spa Design Project – London Dock

Developer client St George Plc approached motive8 to consult, design, supply and install the new gym, pool and spa at their latest high end scheme, London Dock. In sync with other St George developments, London Dock is centred on luxury and elegance, with the gym and pool mirroring this ethos. With a high-tech gym space, […]

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Coaching | company News | CSR

Feeding the homeless for Christmas

  On Saturday 23rd December the first Feed the Homeless project, which was created by our coaching supervisor, Adam Field, took place in Central London. The project that he decided to embark upon was a great success with 20 homeless people being fed that evening. Adam was supported by another member of the coaching team, […]

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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

If you're into your #rugby, you're likely to be into your training too. Get match-ready with this great rugby inspi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

2 days ago
Training | workouts

Tough Interval Leg Training Session

I am going to teach you how to do a good interval based leg session, and after completing this you should feel like your legs are on fire – yes, really! In order to do this you first need to establish your current level of strength, because you will be using both dumbbells and kettlebells. […]

Read more
Nutrition | Training | wellbeing

Should I Take Supplements?

Supplements are used in almost every gym and sporting environment you see, whether they are being sold at the shop or being prescribed for those in professional sports. If you weren’t aware already, they’re basically something extra you add into your daily food intake to get certain benefits. People take them for a load of […]

Read more
Nutrition | wellbeing

3 Reasons To Love Avocados

There are many reasons why you should love avocados, which is why I’m writing this blog. If you’re still unsure, or even if you’re a daily eater of them, take a look at my thoughts below – you really can’t beat them! The nutritional benefits A typical serving of avocado (100g) is either moderate or […]

Read more
Nutrition

Vegetarian Curry Recipe

Most of us love a great curry, right? So whether you’re vegetarian or not, this meat-free dish is bound to whet your appetite. Give it a go, and see what you think… Ingredients 1 egg 100g potatoes, cut into medium dice 1 small onion, finely diced 1 celery stalk, finely diced ½ tsp olive oil […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Dumbbell Arm Workout

When it comes to arm workouts, you can’t go wrong with dumbbells. And to fully make the most of using these, greater stabilization is a requirement to activate more muscle fibres. There are a number of exercises with dumbbells that bring out every vein, bulge, and peak in your biceps, triceps and wrist muscles. Very […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Rugby Inspired Workout

In this week’s blog I’ve been asked to come up with a workout related to the sport of Rugby. First of all, for those who aren’t familiar with Rugby, it’s a very explosive and aggressive sport that involves a lot of fast and quick movements. This means the players and their muscles need to be […]

Read more
Training | workouts

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) Workout

HIIT is a form of training in which you give your best effort, training at a high intensity for allotted amounts of time with active rest or rest periods. For example, 30 seconds of sprinting on the treadmill followed by a 30 second jog; this is repeated over a period of 15 to 30 minutes. […]

Read more
Nutrition | wellbeing

Healthy Morning Smoothie Recipe

If you do not know how to make your start to the day healthier and full of energy, here is one example of an ideal smoothie that will hydrate, nourish and energize your body. Give your body some healthy nutrients before you head out the door with this amazing smoothie recipe. It’s simple to put […]

Read more
Motivation | workouts

5 Inspiring Social Media Fitness Accounts

We are currently living in a digital world where we can easily get connected with people from all around the globe. Social media sites like Instagram make this incredibly easy, and it has opened up a number of positive opportunities. I personally really like that I can learn from others in the Health and Fitness […]

Read more
Exercises | Training | wellbeing

Running Injuries: Plantar Fasciitis

Being proactive and a regular gym goer is great, however you need to remember to look after your body, as regular exercise can also cause you overuse/wear and tear injuries that you might not even think about. In this blog, I will be talking about a very common injury caused by running, and ways to […]

Read more
wellbeing | workouts

Weekly Workout: Leg Burner

The focus of this workout is to get those legs working. It is based around supersets and overloading the muscles with extra work to stimulate those muscle fibres. Be sure to cool down and stretch at the end of the session to reduce the muscle soreness over the next day or two. Warm Up: • […]

Read more
Training | workouts

Total Resistance Exercise Workout

TRX (Total Resistance Exercise) is suspended training where one can use their own body weight against gravity to created resistance exercises. TRX training helps to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. Try these six exercises on the TRX, and repeat each exercise three times with 12-15 repetitions. Squat – Fly Stand in front of […]

Read more
Nutrition

A Simple Guide To Superfoods

With the cost of affordable healthcare becoming a more pressing concern, many are seeking proven prevention; problems related with adrenal fatigue, malnourishment, neurotoxicity and autoimmune disorders are more and more common. And that’s where superfoods come in. Below is a very short list of a few superfoods that when included into a healthy balanced diet […]

Read more
Exercises | workouts

Shoulder Blast Workout

In this blog I’m going to be giving you a guide on training your shoulders for both hypertrophy and overall shoulder health. When it comes to the gym community, there tends to be three areas that always seem to get injured, these being; the shoulder, knees and lower back. I’m going to provide a workout […]

Read more
Exercises | workouts

Swiss Ball Exercises

A sedentary lifestyle contributes significantly to health problems, such as the increased occurrence of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular issues; the list is endless. Allocating a minimum of 30 minutes of physical activity per day (walking, jogging, attending the gym, home exercises) not only controls weight gain, but helps with weight loss, improves self-confidence, and […]

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