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How To Get Fit For Rugby 7’s

This blog will share some tips on how to get fit for rugby 7’s. You may be entering into summer  Rugby Sevens competitions with work colleagues or as a group of friends, but how fit are you? There are many ways in which you might want to boost your fitness levels ahead of any rugby […]

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Nutrition

Daily Vitamins – Are they needed?

It is common practice for a lot of people to take some form of vitamin and mineral supplementation on a daily basis with a view to improving their overall health and wellbeing. But is this extra investment necessary in order to live a healthy life? Vitamins and minerals, like proteins, fats and carbohydrates, are essential […]

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Gym Design | Training

Outdoor gyms – A breath of fresh air in fitness

Whilst the unpredictable British weather often makes it hard to plan for outdoor activity, when the sun does shine, we all love to get outside and make the most of it. On a hot day in the UK, the thought of going inside a gym to workout isn’t the most appealing of propositions – wouldn’t […]

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Training

Improving posture

Poor posture is a very common condition. Posture issues are generally caused by muscular imbalances, in which a muscle is either too tight or too weak. The problem with poor posture is the likelihood of receiving an injury, according to the ACA upto 85% of Americans experience back pain at some point, highlighting the importance […]

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Training

Do you want it enough?

Exercise has become as natural to me as breathing. At the start of the week I look at my diary and find at least an hour every day where I can train my body. It became such an important part of my life that I decided I wanted to do it for a job, but […]

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Training

MOTIVE8 NORTH HOST THE WARM UP AT THE HAREWOOD 10K!

On Wednesday last week I received a call from one of the race organisers for the Age UK, Wrap Up and Run, Harewood 10k asking whether motive8 North would like to hold the warm up before the run. Feeling rather nervous but excited I said yes…….what an awesome opportunity and I knew that Kate Halsall, […]

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Training

Running on Clouds

So i finally got my hands on a pair of new On Cloudrunners. Those distinctive black and green running shoes have been tempting me for ages and I was lucky enough to be given a pair by Layla Smith, Director of Aspire Marketing, the company responsible for On’s PR and marketing in the UK. Lucky […]

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Marketing | Training

Training is working!

Hi guys and girls, I hope you have had a good week.  I have had a renewed surge of energy this week… I was feeling a bit tired and achy last week after the return to the gym… I took my own advice and manned up.  I have reintroduced some supplements to my training: whey […]

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Gym Design | Marketing | Training

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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Marketing | Training

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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Marketing | Training

TOP 10 TIPS FOR GETTING IN SHAPE FOR YOUR BIG DAY!

Want to look stunning on your wedding day? Follow these tips from Jenny Cromack of motive8 North to look great!  Interval Training  Forget pounding the treadmill for hours on end, research shows that performing interval training within your workouts is a more effective way of burning fat and boosts your metabolism for longer following a […]

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Marketing | Training

Training In The Dark

With my knee feeling stronger by the day, I was able to participate in a tough interval session with my running club last night. It consisted of X5 750m loops on the road and then X2 400m loops at the end. The pace was meant to be 90% of our 10km pace, with the last […]

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