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Equipment | Gym Design | Maintenance

Maintaining Your Gym Over the Christmas Period

The Christmas season is a period where the UK workforce slows down. It’s a time when businesses focus on employee motivation with Christmas drinks, parties, Secret Santas, and perhaps best of all, office closures. Even if a business is still open over this period, it’s a very relaxed and easy-going time. From a business perspective, […]

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WhatHouse? Awards 2017

On Friday 17th November, Nick Sadler and Kim Mead from motive8’s Gym Design team attended the WhatHouse Awards 2017. As one of the property calendar’s most prestigious events, we went along in support of a number of clients who were up for awards. The evening was hosted by comedian Jack Whitehall alongside rugby legend Lawrence […]

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What Hotels Should Consider When Installing or Upgrading Gym Equipment

These days, an increasing number of travellers are looking to maintain a good level of exercise whilst they are away on business or pleasure. They are becoming more discerning about what they want when it comes to hotel fitness facilities. In fact, research from Hotels.com found that 44% of travellers would not sacrifice a gym […]

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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.

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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. […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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 | Hotel 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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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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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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