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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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2 days ago

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23 hours ago
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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Read more
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
Nutrition

Healthier Dark Chocolate Bar Choice with Recipe

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 […]

Read more
Coaching | Nutrition

World School Milk Day – Healthy Milk Based Dessert

World School Milk Day is celebrated on the last Wednesday in September. What is world milk day? World milk day is organised by the Food and Agriculture organisation, whom are now celebrating its 17th annual event. The first world milk day was in 2000 and has been honoured by over 30 different countries ever since. […]

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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 […]

Read more
Exercises | Training | workouts

Invictus Games Inspired Workout 2

In this blog I will be introducing the world of Invictus and have chosen one workout from their website that I found interesting which will be discussed later on in the blog. Firstly, what is Invictus? Invictus is a fitness company based in San Diego, California with 3 gymnasiums currently operating and their main goal […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
Training | wellbeing | workouts

Invictus Games Inspired Workout

With one of the most inspiring events of the Year starting tomorrow, why not try some of the disciplines that the amazing Invictus Games pursue on the road of greatness? Here is a workout that incorporates four of them: Rowing, Cycling, Archery and Powerlifting. Warm-Up Rowing machine – 6-8 minutes. Dynamic Stretches (10 times each […]

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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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2 days 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

Here's you weekly Fitness Fix! Remember head to our website to subscribe dmtrk.net/t/1L6X-58I78-D… pic.twitter.com/gfulUrHUn5

23 hours ago
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
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
Nutrition

Healthier Dark Chocolate Bar Choice with Recipe

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 […]

Read more
Coaching | Nutrition

World School Milk Day – Healthy Milk Based Dessert

World School Milk Day is celebrated on the last Wednesday in September. What is world milk day? World milk day is organised by the Food and Agriculture organisation, whom are now celebrating its 17th annual event. The first world milk day was in 2000 and has been honoured by over 30 different countries ever since. […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
Exercises | Training | workouts

Invictus Games Inspired Workout 2

In this blog I will be introducing the world of Invictus and have chosen one workout from their website that I found interesting which will be discussed later on in the blog. Firstly, what is Invictus? Invictus is a fitness company based in San Diego, California with 3 gymnasiums currently operating and their main goal […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
Training | wellbeing | workouts

Invictus Games Inspired Workout

With one of the most inspiring events of the Year starting tomorrow, why not try some of the disciplines that the amazing Invictus Games pursue on the road of greatness? Here is a workout that incorporates four of them: Rowing, Cycling, Archery and Powerlifting. Warm-Up Rowing machine – 6-8 minutes. Dynamic Stretches (10 times each […]

Read more
wellbeing | workouts

Why exercise will help your concentration at work

When working, one of the most difficult things to do is stay focused, as you may be affected by many distractions or you may just suffer from a lack of interest. One way to reduce a lack of concentration is through exercise as this increases brain health which contributes to improved concentration. Exercising regularly at […]

Read more
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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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.

Refurbishments

Refurbs

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
2 days 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

Here's you weekly Fitness Fix! Remember head to our website to subscribe dmtrk.net/t/1L6X-58I78-D… pic.twitter.com/gfulUrHUn5

23 hours ago
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 […]

Read more
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
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
Equipment | Exercises | Training | wellbeing | workouts

The Importance of Core Training

Core exercises should be an essential part of your daily workout routine. Neglecting basic core strength training can lead to poor posture and make everyday tasks in life that little bit harder. A couple of examples of this could be carrying a shopping bag or perhaps your child or grandchild; without basic core strength these […]

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company News | CSR | Gym Design

motive8 Sponsors Best Scheme in Planning at the National Housing Awards

Thursday 7th September saw the return of the annual National Housing Awards at the Lancaster London hotel. With 11 award categories and one overall winner, the awards recognise the success of housebuilders and developers operating in the affordable housing sector. This year motive8 sponsored the Best Scheme in Planning award. As part of our sponsorhip, […]

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Gym & Spa News | Gym Design | Home Gyms | Training | workouts

Mat Work in the Home Gym

In any gym, whether it’s at work, your local kickboxing haunt or your home gym, it is essential to have a decent amount of floor space. A square area that is at least as long as you, when lying on the ground with your arms above your head, is ideal. Home gym mat work, with […]

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Equipment | Exercises | Training | wellbeing | workouts

Change It Up – Outdoor Gym Circuit

Summer is about to end, which means that whilst we still have beautiful, warmer mornings and fairly nice evenings to go outside and exercise, such as parks and fields, we should look to advantage of what the great outdoor space has to offer. We have 2 simple options – either we take our own fitness […]

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Equipment | Exercises | Training | workouts

Resistance Bands- What, Why and How

In this blog we’re going to cover the benefits and uses of resistance bands. Hopefully by the end you will be ready and willing to give it a go as part of your workout routine. What are resistance bands? Resistance bands, or physio bands, are either flat or tubular and can come with or without […]

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Gym Design | Home Gyms

How a Private Gym Can Prepare You for the UK’s Quirkier Sports

Whether it’s the Tough Mudder Challenge or bog snorkelling, us Brits love a quirky challenge. Believe it or not, training is still essential, so why not do it from the comfort of a home gym? motive8, one of the UK’s leading home gym supply companies, has compiled this comprehensive list of tips to help you […]

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Equipment | Exercises | Training | workouts

Top 5 Unusual Sports

In this week’s blog I have been tasked with finding some new and captivating sports that are not commonly known by the general public. After some sniffing around, I made a list of the top 5 most uncommon and enthralling sports I’ve come across which I’m pretty certain you have not tried yet: 1. Underwater […]

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Exercises | Gym Design | Home Gyms

Top Ways to Prepare a Post-Natal Home Gym

Following the birth of your baby, exercise might be the last thing on your mind. However, evidence from The UK Chief Medical Officers Guidelines 2011 shows that physical activity can have “positive benefits to health, improve sleep, maintain a healthy weight, manage stress and improve quality of life”. All these things can help you cope with […]

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Countdown to Camp

Our sports programmes runs within the same hours as a normal school day with main activities between 9am and 12pm for football, 9am and 3pm for gymnastics and lunch between 12pm and 1pm. Children should be dropped off at the programme venue; Football is held at Springwest Academy (formerly Feltham CC), Browells Lane, Feltham, TW13. Gymnastics is at Richmond Upon Thames College, Egerton Road, Twickenham.

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Autumn Term Clubs

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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2 days 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

Here's you weekly Fitness Fix! Remember head to our website to subscribe dmtrk.net/t/1L6X-58I78-D… pic.twitter.com/gfulUrHUn5

23 hours ago
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 […]

Read more
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
Nutrition

Healthier Dark Chocolate Bar Choice with Recipe

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 […]

Read more
Coaching | Nutrition

World School Milk Day – Healthy Milk Based Dessert

World School Milk Day is celebrated on the last Wednesday in September. What is world milk day? World milk day is organised by the Food and Agriculture organisation, whom are now celebrating its 17th annual event. The first world milk day was in 2000 and has been honoured by over 30 different countries ever since. […]

Read more
Exercises | Training | workouts

Invictus Games Inspired Workout 2

In this blog I will be introducing the world of Invictus and have chosen one workout from their website that I found interesting which will be discussed later on in the blog. Firstly, what is Invictus? Invictus is a fitness company based in San Diego, California with 3 gymnasiums currently operating and their main goal […]

Read more
Training | wellbeing | workouts

Invictus Games Inspired Workout

With one of the most inspiring events of the Year starting tomorrow, why not try some of the disciplines that the amazing Invictus Games pursue on the road of greatness? Here is a workout that incorporates four of them: Rowing, Cycling, Archery and Powerlifting. Warm-Up Rowing machine – 6-8 minutes. Dynamic Stretches (10 times each […]

Read more
wellbeing | workouts

Why exercise will help your concentration at work

When working, one of the most difficult things to do is stay focused, as you may be affected by many distractions or you may just suffer from a lack of interest. One way to reduce a lack of concentration is through exercise as this increases brain health which contributes to improved concentration. Exercising regularly at […]

Read more
wellbeing

5 Tips on Achieving Work/Life Balance

Achieving the perfect work/life balance is important not only for the health and wellbeing of yourself, but for all members of your family, your friends and those you work with. Here are some recommendations to keep work from taking over your life. 1. Evaluate options for living closer to your workplace. Analyse transportation times, costs, […]

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Exercises | Training | wellbeing | workouts

Training for a half marathon

As one of the UK’s biggest running events, the Great North Run last weekend was yet another huge success, with 57,000 runners taking park and Mo Farah winning his record fourth consecutive race. If you’re feeling inspired to have a go, before thinking about running a half marathon like the Great North Run, a good […]

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