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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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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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Not only can a private gym can become part of family life, but if you have older children who are focusing more on… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

12 hours ago
Nutrition

The uses and benefits of pomegranates

The pomegranate is a fruit that is rich in various vitamins and minerals. The edible seeds of the pomegranate contain: Vitamin C Vitamin K Potassium Folate Fibre They are also very good antioxidants as they contain punicalagin, mainly found in the juice and skin. It has up to three times the antioxidant levels of green […]

Read more
Gym Design | Home Gyms

Family and Private Gyms

Not only can a private gym can become part of family life, but if you have older children who are focusing more on screen time, then it can help set good habits for life. We tell you how.

Read more
company News | Gym Design | Student Gym Design

Press Coverage: Being fighting fit helps students make the most of uni

University Business is a subscription only magazine for all the latest news and updates in the world of higher education. On the 30th of October they posted an article on their website all about the benefits of a student gym and the work that motive8 provides to higher education establishments within their halls of residences. […]

Read more
company News | Gym & Spa News

motive8 Managers attend Introduction to Residential Property Management Course

On 1st November, four of the motive8 management team attended the ‘TC1 Introduction to Residential Property Management’ course at the ARMA head office in Wimbledon. As a company that works closely with various property management companies, we were keen to understand more about the role of a property manager and how we, as a contractor, […]

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Coaching

UK Accreditation Award

In September 2017, the Kids Coaching department became ukactive members, meaning we are are able to continue providing the very best in getting kids active in their lessons and clubs.  The ukactive Kids Activity Provider has the motto ‘More Children, More Active, More Often’ which reflects how the coaching department at motive8 operates and aims to maintain its […]

Read more
Nutrition | Training | wellbeing

Fitness Tip – How To Lose Weight Effectively

Losing weight can be quite tricky, especially for anyone who is new to the fitness world and doesn’t have their bearings yet. It’s also difficult to decide whom to listen to in terms of dietary and exercise advice since different people will tell you different things; a qualified Personal Trainer will tell you something completely […]

Read more
Nutrition

Nutrition – Did you know?

Here are a few quick fire points on food and nutrition: 1. Eggs are one of the best and most convenient sources of protein, both preparation and cost wise 2. You can get Vitamin D from mushrooms which is the only non-animal source available 3. Artificial trans-fats are very bad for the body and are […]

Read more
Coaching | company News

New School Announcement

The motive8 coaching department is proud to announce that this term they have started working with a new school to offer full PE to the students of Bedfont Primary School in Feltham. motive8 started working with the school back in 2015 delivering football clubs alongside occasional cover for the PE lessons. As a consequence of […]

Read more
Gym & Spa News | Gym Design

Gym & Spa Project Case Study – Deliveroo

Our latest Corporate Gym Design installation project was for the increasingly popular brand, Deliveroo, for their head office. With bespoke colour-coded rig, half rack and horinzontal bench, the scheme went from enquiry to completion in just four months. You can read the full case study here.

Read more
Corporate Wellbeing | Exercises | Gym & Spa News | wellbeing

Mindfulness for a Better Workout

Mindfulness is now widely recognised as an important tool for employee wellbeing, but what exactly is it and how can it help make for a better workout? We look at how to incorporate mindfulness into an exercise programme to get even better results.

Read more
Gym Design

Gym & Spa Project Case Study- Albany Close

Albany Close is motive8’s latest Private Residential Home Gym Design and Installation project after being asked by Lusso Homes to design and fit a gym to match the stylish aesthetics of this private house in Surrey. With a sleek black and chrome theme to the equipment, the room was designed and fitted to the requirements […]

Read more
company News | Gym & Spa News | Gym Design

motive8’s Rob Clarke attends the ARMA Conference 2017

The annual ARMA conference took place on Wednesday 18th October and motive8 was there to get the latest on the Property Management sector. The day kicked off with a special announcement about regulation in the sector from Secretary of State for Communities, the Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP, something which will be seen as a […]

Read more
wellbeing

End of British Summer Time – How to avoid S.A.D

Seasonal affective disorder or SAD is a form of depression that typically occurs during winter when the nights are longer. It is caused by disruption to the hormones that are sensitive to sunlight. These hormones are key to regulating sleep and mood. Symptoms include: Irritability Persistent low mood Lack of energy Sleeping longer than normal […]

Read more
Nutrition

Best of British Dish – Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

Ingredients – 500g 5% lean beef mince – 2 large sweet potatoes – Low fat butter – 2 cloves of garlic – 1 red onion – One pack of asparagus tips – Handful of green beans – Oxo beef stock – Extra virgin olive oil – Low fat cheese Method – Chop garlic and onion […]

Read more
Exercises | workouts

The best ways to fit in a lunchtime workout

Do you work long hours? Do you feel as if you don’t have time for the gym? Are you too tired to even go to the gym before or after work? If the answer is yes to these questions then a lunchtime workout sounds like this could be the one for you. You can do […]

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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

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

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.

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

Not only can a private gym can become part of family life, but if you have older children who are focusing more on… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

12 hours ago
Nutrition

The uses and benefits of pomegranates

The pomegranate is a fruit that is rich in various vitamins and minerals. The edible seeds of the pomegranate contain: Vitamin C Vitamin K Potassium Folate Fibre They are also very good antioxidants as they contain punicalagin, mainly found in the juice and skin. It has up to three times the antioxidant levels of green […]

Read more
company News | Gym Design | Student Gym Design

Press Coverage: Being fighting fit helps students make the most of uni

University Business is a subscription only magazine for all the latest news and updates in the world of higher education. On the 30th of October they posted an article on their website all about the benefits of a student gym and the work that motive8 provides to higher education establishments within their halls of residences. […]

Read more
company News | Gym & Spa News

motive8 Managers attend Introduction to Residential Property Management Course

On 1st November, four of the motive8 management team attended the ‘TC1 Introduction to Residential Property Management’ course at the ARMA head office in Wimbledon. As a company that works closely with various property management companies, we were keen to understand more about the role of a property manager and how we, as a contractor, […]

Read more
Nutrition | Training | wellbeing

Fitness Tip – How To Lose Weight Effectively

Losing weight can be quite tricky, especially for anyone who is new to the fitness world and doesn’t have their bearings yet. It’s also difficult to decide whom to listen to in terms of dietary and exercise advice since different people will tell you different things; a qualified Personal Trainer will tell you something completely […]

Read more
Nutrition

Nutrition – Did you know?

Here are a few quick fire points on food and nutrition: 1. Eggs are one of the best and most convenient sources of protein, both preparation and cost wise 2. You can get Vitamin D from mushrooms which is the only non-animal source available 3. Artificial trans-fats are very bad for the body and are […]

Read more
Coaching | company News

New School Announcement

The motive8 coaching department is proud to announce that this term they have started working with a new school to offer full PE to the students of Bedfont Primary School in Feltham. motive8 started working with the school back in 2015 delivering football clubs alongside occasional cover for the PE lessons. As a consequence of […]

Read more
Corporate Wellbeing | Exercises | Gym & Spa News | wellbeing

Mindfulness for a Better Workout

Mindfulness is now widely recognised as an important tool for employee wellbeing, but what exactly is it and how can it help make for a better workout? We look at how to incorporate mindfulness into an exercise programme to get even better results.

Read more
company News | Gym & Spa News | Gym Design

motive8’s Rob Clarke attends the ARMA Conference 2017

The annual ARMA conference took place on Wednesday 18th October and motive8 was there to get the latest on the Property Management sector. The day kicked off with a special announcement about regulation in the sector from Secretary of State for Communities, the Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP, something which will be seen as a […]

Read more
wellbeing

End of British Summer Time – How to avoid S.A.D

Seasonal affective disorder or SAD is a form of depression that typically occurs during winter when the nights are longer. It is caused by disruption to the hormones that are sensitive to sunlight. These hormones are key to regulating sleep and mood. Symptoms include: Irritability Persistent low mood Lack of energy Sleeping longer than normal […]

Read more
Nutrition

Best of British Dish – Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

Ingredients – 500g 5% lean beef mince – 2 large sweet potatoes – Low fat butter – 2 cloves of garlic – 1 red onion – One pack of asparagus tips – Handful of green beans – Oxo beef stock – Extra virgin olive oil – Low fat cheese Method – Chop garlic and onion […]

Read more
Exercises | workouts

The best ways to fit in a lunchtime workout

Do you work long hours? Do you feel as if you don’t have time for the gym? Are you too tired to even go to the gym before or after work? If the answer is yes to these questions then a lunchtime workout sounds like this could be the one for you. You can do […]

Read more
Corporate Wellbeing | Gym & Spa News | wellbeing

World Mental Health Day: How a Corporate Gym Can Improve Employee Wellbeing

Today is World Mental Health day and this year, the main focus is on Mental Health in the Workplace. As part of this, we’re looking at how a gym can help alleviate the symptoms of stress, boost wellbeing in the workplace and improve employee mental health.

Read more
Nutrition

Banana Bread Recipe

This bread tastes amazing when slightly moist! The benefits of banana loaf are the potassium from the banana, energy and fibre to keep you regular! Ingredients 200g plain flour 200g caster sugar 50g butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 egg 3 very ripe bananas Method […]

Read more
Nutrition

Are Vitamin Supplements Necessary?

Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients to the body, such as iron, calcium and vitamin C etc. The human body needs vitamins in relatively small amounts to function correctly. Most people don’t need to take vitamin supplements, as they’re able to satisfy their body with nutrients from a well-balanced diet. However, people who simply don’t […]

Read more
Exercises | Training | workouts

Gymnastics Inspired Workout

With the 2017 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships heading to Montreal we wanted to look at the incredible strength of the very best in gymnastics, so we’ve created a gymnastics inspired workout. The world is full of different types of strong athletes but many may not realise gymnasts are highly regarded as one of the pound […]

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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
1 week ago

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

Not only can a private gym can become part of family life, but if you have older children who are focusing more on… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

12 hours ago
Gym Design | Home Gyms

Family and Private Gyms

Not only can a private gym can become part of family life, but if you have older children who are focusing more on screen time, then it can help set good habits for life. We tell you how.

Read more
company News | Gym Design | Student Gym Design

Press Coverage: Being fighting fit helps students make the most of uni

University Business is a subscription only magazine for all the latest news and updates in the world of higher education. On the 30th of October they posted an article on their website all about the benefits of a student gym and the work that motive8 provides to higher education establishments within their halls of residences. […]

Read more
company News | Gym & Spa News

motive8 Managers attend Introduction to Residential Property Management Course

On 1st November, four of the motive8 management team attended the ‘TC1 Introduction to Residential Property Management’ course at the ARMA head office in Wimbledon. As a company that works closely with various property management companies, we were keen to understand more about the role of a property manager and how we, as a contractor, […]

Read more
Coaching | company News

New School Announcement

The motive8 coaching department is proud to announce that this term they have started working with a new school to offer full PE to the students of Bedfont Primary School in Feltham. motive8 started working with the school back in 2015 delivering football clubs alongside occasional cover for the PE lessons. As a consequence of […]

Read more
Gym & Spa News | Gym Design

Gym & Spa Project Case Study – Deliveroo

Our latest Corporate Gym Design installation project was for the increasingly popular brand, Deliveroo, for their head office. With bespoke colour-coded rig, half rack and horinzontal bench, the scheme went from enquiry to completion in just four months. You can read the full case study here.

Read more
Corporate Wellbeing | Exercises | Gym & Spa News | wellbeing

Mindfulness for a Better Workout

Mindfulness is now widely recognised as an important tool for employee wellbeing, but what exactly is it and how can it help make for a better workout? We look at how to incorporate mindfulness into an exercise programme to get even better results.

Read more
Gym Design

Gym & Spa Project Case Study- Albany Close

Albany Close is motive8’s latest Private Residential Home Gym Design and Installation project after being asked by Lusso Homes to design and fit a gym to match the stylish aesthetics of this private house in Surrey. With a sleek black and chrome theme to the equipment, the room was designed and fitted to the requirements […]

Read more
company News | Gym & Spa News | Gym Design

motive8’s Rob Clarke attends the ARMA Conference 2017

The annual ARMA conference took place on Wednesday 18th October and motive8 was there to get the latest on the Property Management sector. The day kicked off with a special announcement about regulation in the sector from Secretary of State for Communities, the Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP, something which will be seen as a […]

Read more
Corporate Wellbeing | Gym & Spa News | wellbeing

World Mental Health Day: How a Corporate Gym Can Improve Employee Wellbeing

Today is World Mental Health day and this year, the main focus is on Mental Health in the Workplace. As part of this, we’re looking at how a gym can help alleviate the symptoms of stress, boost wellbeing in the workplace and improve employee mental health.

Read more
Gym & Spa News | Gym Design

Press Coverage: A Leisurely Time for New Build Homes

According to London-focused research by CBRE, 76% of residents say a gym is a key on-site amenity, and 69% saying they would be prepared to pay the extra service charge for a swimming pool. After a concierge service, which is becoming more commonplace across all new build developments, having an on-site fitness centre is an […]

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Gym & Spa News | Gym Design | Home Gyms | wellbeing

Home Spa Design

A private spa in your own home is the ultimate luxury, and has numerous health and wellbeing benefits. If you’ve decided you need this in your life and would like to install a spa, how do you go about it and what do you need to look out for when choosing a supplier? Firstly, you’re […]

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company News | Gym & Spa News

motive8 team visit the rebranded BP: Fitness Trade Show

On the 12-13 September, Leisure Industry Week opened it’s doors as it’s newly rebranded BP: Fitness Trade Show from the team behind the ever popular BodyPower Expo at the NEC Birmingham. We had a great time catching up with the Octane Team and test driving some of their new products, in particular the new Air […]

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company News | Gym Design

Press Coverage: A piece of the action

Rupert Bates speaks to motive8 Managing Director, Nick Sadler, about how he started motive8 and where fitness facilities fit into the current growth of the PRS and afforable housing sectors. “From the football fields of York, via Major League Soccer in the United States, to the likes of WhatHouse? Awards winner Goodman’s Fields in the […]

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Gym Design

Generating Revenue from a Hotel Gym & Spa

In the past, hotel gymnasiums were small, poorly equipped and under used. Nowadays a gym and spa forms an integral part of the overall hotel experience. A recent survey by hotels.com discovered that 44% of travellers would not sacrifice a gym for a cheaper hotel room whilst a TripAdvisor survey found that 52% of travellers […]

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company News

Company News: motive8 becomes ARMA partner

Last month motive8 became a partner of the Association of Residential Managing Agents, or ARMA, an association that provides advice and guidance to its members on all things to do with residential management, from legal to accounts. Work that ARMA does includes: Set high standards in residential block management Requires its members to meet those […]

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Christmas Gymnastics Camp

Our Christmas Gymnastics camp will run on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd December within the same hours as a normal school day. Main activities run between 9am and 3pm with lunch between 12pm and 1pm. Children should be dropped off at the programme venue – Richmond Upon Thames College, Egerton Road, Twickenham.

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Spring Term Clubs Booking Date

Spring Term Clubs Go Live 9am 18th December 2017

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

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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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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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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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

Not only can a private gym can become part of family life, but if you have older children who are focusing more on… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

12 hours ago
Nutrition

The uses and benefits of pomegranates

The pomegranate is a fruit that is rich in various vitamins and minerals. The edible seeds of the pomegranate contain: Vitamin C Vitamin K Potassium Folate Fibre They are also very good antioxidants as they contain punicalagin, mainly found in the juice and skin. It has up to three times the antioxidant levels of green […]

Read more
Coaching

UK Accreditation Award

In September 2017, the Kids Coaching department became ukactive members, meaning we are are able to continue providing the very best in getting kids active in their lessons and clubs.  The ukactive Kids Activity Provider has the motto ‘More Children, More Active, More Often’ which reflects how the coaching department at motive8 operates and aims to maintain its […]

Read more
Nutrition | Training | wellbeing

Fitness Tip – How To Lose Weight Effectively

Losing weight can be quite tricky, especially for anyone who is new to the fitness world and doesn’t have their bearings yet. It’s also difficult to decide whom to listen to in terms of dietary and exercise advice since different people will tell you different things; a qualified Personal Trainer will tell you something completely […]

Read more
Nutrition

Nutrition – Did you know?

Here are a few quick fire points on food and nutrition: 1. Eggs are one of the best and most convenient sources of protein, both preparation and cost wise 2. You can get Vitamin D from mushrooms which is the only non-animal source available 3. Artificial trans-fats are very bad for the body and are […]

Read more
Coaching | company News

New School Announcement

The motive8 coaching department is proud to announce that this term they have started working with a new school to offer full PE to the students of Bedfont Primary School in Feltham. motive8 started working with the school back in 2015 delivering football clubs alongside occasional cover for the PE lessons. As a consequence of […]

Read more
Corporate Wellbeing | Exercises | Gym & Spa News | wellbeing

Mindfulness for a Better Workout

Mindfulness is now widely recognised as an important tool for employee wellbeing, but what exactly is it and how can it help make for a better workout? We look at how to incorporate mindfulness into an exercise programme to get even better results.

Read more
wellbeing

End of British Summer Time – How to avoid S.A.D

Seasonal affective disorder or SAD is a form of depression that typically occurs during winter when the nights are longer. It is caused by disruption to the hormones that are sensitive to sunlight. These hormones are key to regulating sleep and mood. Symptoms include: Irritability Persistent low mood Lack of energy Sleeping longer than normal […]

Read more
Nutrition

Best of British Dish – Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

Ingredients – 500g 5% lean beef mince – 2 large sweet potatoes – Low fat butter – 2 cloves of garlic – 1 red onion – One pack of asparagus tips – Handful of green beans – Oxo beef stock – Extra virgin olive oil – Low fat cheese Method – Chop garlic and onion […]

Read more
Exercises | workouts

The best ways to fit in a lunchtime workout

Do you work long hours? Do you feel as if you don’t have time for the gym? Are you too tired to even go to the gym before or after work? If the answer is yes to these questions then a lunchtime workout sounds like this could be the one for you. You can do […]

Read more
Corporate Wellbeing | Gym & Spa News | wellbeing

World Mental Health Day: How a Corporate Gym Can Improve Employee Wellbeing

Today is World Mental Health day and this year, the main focus is on Mental Health in the Workplace. As part of this, we’re looking at how a gym can help alleviate the symptoms of stress, boost wellbeing in the workplace and improve employee mental health.

Read more
Nutrition

Banana Bread Recipe

This bread tastes amazing when slightly moist! The benefits of banana loaf are the potassium from the banana, energy and fibre to keep you regular! Ingredients 200g plain flour 200g caster sugar 50g butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 egg 3 very ripe bananas Method […]

Read more
Nutrition

Are Vitamin Supplements Necessary?

Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients to the body, such as iron, calcium and vitamin C etc. The human body needs vitamins in relatively small amounts to function correctly. Most people don’t need to take vitamin supplements, as they’re able to satisfy their body with nutrients from a well-balanced diet. However, people who simply don’t […]

Read more
Exercises | Training | workouts

Gymnastics Inspired Workout

With the 2017 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships heading to Montreal we wanted to look at the incredible strength of the very best in gymnastics, so we’ve created a gymnastics inspired workout. The world is full of different types of strong athletes but many may not realise gymnasts are highly regarded as one of the pound […]

Read more
Coaching

Role of Coaches in Sport

Understandably a huge amount of credit must go to the athlete in question; those who compete, world record holders and gold medal winners alike, however it is often the team behind the athlete that gets overshadowed. Coaches and their teams are the driving force behind success, the ones who plan, guide and motivate individuals and […]

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Gym & Spa News | Gym Design | Home Gyms | wellbeing

Home Spa Design

A private spa in your own home is the ultimate luxury, and has numerous health and wellbeing benefits. If you’ve decided you need this in your life and would like to install a spa, how do you go about it and what do you need to look out for when choosing a supplier? Firstly, you’re […]

Read more
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