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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, kids coaching, gym & spa design and more……

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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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Training | wellbeing

The benefits of sports massage

The use of massage in recovery and training can be extremely beneficial. Not only does it relax and unwind the mind, but it also brings with it a long list of physical benefits that over time can have a hugely positive influence on your training schedule.   Mental benefits While a massage is clearly a […]

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Equipment | Exercises | Home Gyms | Residential Gym Design | wellbeing

Gym Design for Later Living Schemes

Life expectancy is increasing. By 2040, nearly one in seven Britons will be over 75 and almost a third of people born today can expect to live to 100. In 2014, the average age in the UK exceeded 40 for the first time. As a result, there is an increased focus on ageing well, which is […]

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Nutrition | wellbeing

Nutrition for the runner

It’s fast approaching spring, with light and favourable weather conditions coming back to greet us after the cold, dark nights of winter. Spring, for the runner, can mean only one thing: the start of marathon season. Training is obviously very important, that’s a given, but diet and nutrition are areas that are often left unattended. […]

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Exercises | Motivation

The joy of a hybrid workout

As humans, we’re designed to be outside, but it’s very easy to forget it’s there sometimes, especially when it comes to our workouts! So mixing up your indoor workout with some outdoors activities can not only help keep things interesting, but also provide you with all the benefits that exercising in fresh air brings. Of […]

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Exercises | workouts

Don’t neglect your innner thighs: adductor workout

The inner thighs or groin muscles are also known as adductors. These muscles are commonly neglected and often remain undertrained, but we need to build them up as they provide a lot of support in how the hips and knees work. Here are three exercises from April Vismonte, PT at Beaufort Park. If you’ve not trained […]

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Nutrition | wellbeing

Workout nutrition: what to eat before, during & after the gym

There is no secret formula to structuring your workout meals. Whether you’re fuelling up for your next session, or looking for the recovery meal of your dreams, it will come down to two things: carbs and proteins. These are the two areas of the food spectrum you’re going to want to hone in on pre- […]

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Equipment | Hotel Gym Design | Maintenance | Residential Gym Design

Gym Maintenance Contracts – the Best Solution for a Happy Gym

Gym maintenance contracts keep your gym running and extend its life. What makes a reputable gym maintenance company and what should your contract include?

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Exercises | wellbeing

How to have a more mindful workout

You might not immediately associate mindfulness with a gym session but it could be just what you need in order to get the most out of your workout. Here’s why – and some tips on how to make it happen the next time you hit the gym. Why be mindful? We might think of the […]

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company News

motive8 team exhibit at UKAA Innovation Show

motive8 has just returned from exhibiting at the UKAA Innovation Show 2019, which took place over one day at the Business Design Centre, London. Organised by The UKAA (The UK Apartment Association), the UK’s leading membership body for the residential rental sector, the event saw leading developers, agents, investors and consultants attend the exhibition, educational […]

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Gym Design | Maintenance | Residential Gym Design

Residential Gym Management

With the Build to Rent (BTR) and residential sectors becoming increasingly focused on providing real, value-added offerings to tenants, it’s no surprise that gyms are entering the frame and increasing in popularity.

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Motivation | Training

Maintaining motivation in your exercise regime

Motivation is the number one reason for exercise schedules falling apart. Winter is a tough month for getting up and getting out: shorter days give us less light for morning runs, cold temperatures leave us hesitant to get out of bed and winter weather can put off even the hardiest of weekend warriors. Without being […]

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Exercises | workouts

Core and abdominal workout

Core strength is an integral component of any fitness regime: it is key to the body functioning because it supports almost every movement and position. Core exercises train muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdominals. If you follow this core routine on a consistent basis you will see improvements to balance and stability, supporting everyday […]

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Gym Design | Home Gyms | Residential Gym Design

2019 Gym Design Trends. What’s Coming in 2019?

It’s a new year and, once again, we all start thinking about getting in shape. From regular gym-goers, to those new to fitness, people will be in search of health and wellbeing. Whether it’s a private, corporate or a membership-led gym, January and February will see a spike in attendance and interest as the winter […]

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Nutrition | wellbeing

Establishing healthy eating habits

Getting diet and nutrition back on track after Christmas and New Year can seem like a daunting task. We’re all thinking about ways to change our eating habits and to futureproof our health for the coming year. The good news is, it’s not so complicated as you might think. Before we get started let me […]

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Exercises | Training

How to do a wall-assisted handstand

Looking for a way to challenge yourself and get strong at the same time? Try Naweed’s wall-assisted handstand, a great way to get to grips with this move especially if you are a beginner. Read on to find out how to do it. Benefits of handstands: A beginner’s handstand is a great way to start […]

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