Exercise can bring people together and can strengthen relationships. Whether they are colleagues burning off stress in the workplace gym, students at college, neighbours in Build to Rent gyms or guests in the hotel. Gyms and exercise spaces can create lasting, worthwhile friendships based on the healthiest of activities. Gyms have even been the venue […]
At motive8 we don’t just design gyms, we also supply a very wide range of new and refurbished gym equipment? As such we’re experts in what is trending in the fast-moving world of gym equipment design. Let’s take a look at the latest trends and what is going to be shaping the future of gym kit.
We explore the latest trends in corporate gym equipment and how companies are responding to the need for more digitally-integrated workouts Gyms are ever-evolving spaces that need to adapt to new trends. Just as your business needs to respond to changing market needs, so does the gym space. Equipment dates, wears out, goes out of […]
Since the inspiring 2012 Olympics, we have seen an increasing interest in workplace fitness and employee wellbeing. Which is why we are now installing more workplace gyms than ever. The design of a workplace gym is an opportunity to foster wellbeing and fitness amongst your workforce.
There’s more to installing a gym than putting weights and treadmills in a room, especially when it comes to a corporate gym. It can be an invaluable space to help drive employee engagement, so making sure you get the build, design and installation right is crucial. If you’re thinking of installing a workplace gym, it’s important to get help and advice on the best solutions for your space.
Employee wellbeing is fast becoming a key point on the boardroom agendas. The employment market in the UK is extremely competitive, so perks, benefits and wellbeing packages are now crucial in order to attract and retain employees. Naturally, fitness is one of the most popular options, with organisations providing subsidised gym memberships or workplace gyms. If […]
Corporate wellbeing can increase employee retention, reduce absenteeism and increase productivity and efficiency. A happier, fitter workforce is an engaged one, better able to meet the demands of the business. If your business is looking at rolling-out a wellbeing strategy, we look at the latest stats and outline how fitness should be a key element of […]
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.
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 […]
Let’s be honest, nobody enjoys going back to work after Christmas. It’s a long stretch until payday, it’s cold, and, to top the lot, there is Blue Monday, which is “officially” the most depressing day of the year. This is a time when employers need to focus on staff wellbeing and health. It’s the month […]
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.
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.
As part of our fitness service offering we offer a corporate wellness service which we run in-house to corporate clientele. One of our contracts is with Prodrive, who specialise in motorsport and innovative engineering for the motoring industry. Within a typical corporate environment staff turn up to work, perform the tasks for their role and […]
In our final instalment, Sarah, Margaret, Rob and Nick pass on their words of wisdom for maintaining a good work-life balance. “Managing expectations is key – if you are out of the office or unavailable at a time that customers would expect you to be at work then make sure an out of office is […]