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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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Knee Injury

It’s now been 2 months since I injured my knee. I go through regular ups and downs. Last week I ran twice. On both occasions my injury niggled away, a pain/discomfort that distracted me from really enjoying the motion of running and the mind clearing experience I usually encounter. I am advised that it is […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility – Healthy Work!

Wikipedia Definition: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. CSR policy functions as a built-in, self-regulating mechanism whereby business monitors and ensures its active compliance with the spirit of the law, ethical standards, and international norms. The goal of CSR is to embrace responsibility for the company’s […]

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Sleep Disorders

As most health professionals and the general public will know, sleep is vital to our overall health and daily performance. However, many of us do sacrifice sleep for many reasons. Occasionally it is normal not to be able to sleep; usually when we are worried or excited about something, but if sleep deprivation does not […]

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Opening of motive8 North, Leeds

I’ve recently joined the motive8 family and it’s nice to part of a team again! For the last 4 years I have had my own personal training business, training clients in their homes or at a gym in Leeds, but I always had the ambition to open my own studio. I met Nick Sadler about […]

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Motive8 Design & Technology Project at St. Philomena’s Catholic School for Girls

History We met Tunde Orelaja many years ago when he was Head Surveyor for Barratt East London, working on the construction of numerous new residential developments in east London. He was an immediate inspiration to us. A strong character, with fresh ideas and a no-nonsense approach to work, he was a keen fitness fan himself […]

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Mountaineering Wash-Out!

I’ve just returned from a 10 day mountaineering trip and really learned how the weather can make or break a trip!! We set-off on the 10 hour car journey to France full of hope and expectation. After driving through the night, we finally arrived at the campsite, just outside of Chamonix early on Friday morning. […]

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Time for a change….with a bit of a spin

Keeping fit has always been a priority of mine, having been involved in competitive sport since the age of 14. Yet when that part of my life no longer existed, it was purely down to me to motivate myself and maintain my health and fitness levels. No more coach or team mates to get me […]

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Motive8 Design & Technology Project at St. Philomena’s Catholic School for Girls

History We met Tunde Orelaja many years ago when he was Head Surveyor for Barratt East London, working on the construction of numerous new residential developments in east London. He was an immediate inspiration to us. A strong character, with fresh ideas and a no-nonsense approach to work, he was a keen fitness fan himself […]

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Travel – The need for adventure

Back in my 20’s my best friend and I decided that seeing as we never went to university, we should get out there and find out about the world ourselves – the university of life as we called it. At 22 we packed our rucksacks and headed off for a round the world tour, starting […]

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Work Life Balance

A lot of writers comment on the importance of the correct work/life balance and, whilst talking about my job to someone the other day, it suddenly dawned on me that I’ve actually got it just right. Few things in life are easy to get right first time and I’m a true reflection of that. I […]

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