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Watch this Space!

As I sit wading through the copious amount of British Gymnastics Proficiency Levels, currently being undertaken by the many children in our school gymnastics clubs, I think back to when I was at the same age, undergoing the very same awards (BGPA). At the oh so innocent age of 6 years old, I was inspired […]

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Re-discovering my passion for personal training!

I’m Tom, the new member of the Motive8 training team and I am delighted to be working with a fun, fresh and professional company that is going places. Having been stuck in a 9 to 5 job where the goal posts kept being moved, I was leaning more towards the career I once loved – […]

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Where do you draw the line?

With December creeping up faster than the speed of light, the inevitable ‘party season’ is almost upon us, with a serious overload of late nights, socialising, spending money and drinking no doubt on the menu. And whilst Christmas has always been my most favourite time of year, for some reason, this year, I’m dreading the […]

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Social Media Can Boost Your Running!

I read an article recently where a journalist describes how she turned the stress of being addicted to her Apple technology around to using it to benefit her by helping her health motivation. Rather than becoming completely stressed out by technology overload, she has used it to her advantage to make her life better. She […]

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The Ultimate Fat Loss Technique!

If you’re training hard and eating well and the fat is still lingering like a bad smell, you may be missing the one vital component of your training that nearly everybody neglects. And….guess what….. it’s my favourite part, so much so, I do it every day without fail….. SLEEP! I bet you have been reading […]

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Leeds Abbey Dash 10K Race Report

Sunday 20th November was the Leeds Abbey Dash 10k and we had a great turn out from motive8 North! Over 20 clients took part in the Abbey Dash; for many it was their first 10k and a big achievement for all those who entered. The fastest finisher from motive8 North was Joel Beasley with a […]

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A souper way to stay healthy this winter

With winter finally here, I find solace in my kitchen cooking healthy comfort food, casseroles and my favourite – soup. Soup is such a great dish to have for lunch or supper and I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like it.  The most wonderful thing about soup is how simple it is to make it […]

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Active Holidays

I’ve just got back from a week at Club La Santa in Lanzarote, where I spent a week on holiday with my running club. Club La Santa is a sports complex tucked away on the opposite side of the island to many of the popular holiday resorts. It offers all types of activities from running, […]

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Coaching | Training

My Return to the Gym

For several months I had not trained for various reasons due to other commitments, and the gym having to be the sacrifice for this based on the time that I have had available to me. Those people that know me well, will be aware that putting the gym on the back burner is something that […]

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Coaching | Training

First week back

I recently returned to work after being off for 2 months due to an operation on my ankle, and I have to say the thing it seems I missed most was the coaching. I had torn two lateral ligaments and had to have an operation to repair them. In all honesty, after the first Monday […]

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Christmas Meal Ideas – Horseradish-Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Once again we have had an amazing week with some epic weight loss, collectively my clients this week have lost over a stone so great work and keep pushing. With Christmas looming I thought it would be time to start putting together some healthy Christmas dishes, as I am sure you don’t want to undo […]

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Christmas Meal Ideas – Rack of Lamb with Warm Apple & Lentil Salad

Once again we have had an amazing week with some epic weight loss, collectively my clients this week have lost over a stone so great work and keep pushing. With Christmas looming I thought it would be time to start putting together some healthy Christmas dishes, as I am sure you don’t want to undo […]

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