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With over ten years’ experience in the industry, motive8 is the market leader in gym and spa design, with unrivalled experience and expertise in the student and residential sectors. Clients include St James’ Homes, St George Plc, Berkeley Homes, Greystar and Barratt Homes, for whom we have installed more residential gym facilities than any other provider.

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Corporate

Corporate

It is widely accepted that people who take regular exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle are usually more motivated and energised. Subsequently, the provision of health and fitness facilities in the workplace, be it an office, school, university or college, brings benefits for both employer and employee.

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Student

Student

New-build student accommodation has seen a boom over the last 10 years. motive8 has extensive experience of working with student accommodation providers to deliver fitness suites that inspire and motivate the students living within to get fit and stay healthy.

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Hotels

Hotels

Whether it’s business or leisure, travellers are increasingly keen to maintain their fitness regimes when they are away from home. motive8 can assist with all aspects of design, supply, maintenance and management of your hotel gym.

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Private

Despite the misconceptions that only the rich and famous are privileged enough to own a home gym, motive8 can offer a selection of different home gym packages to suit all budgets and requirements.

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Equipment Sales

We offer a range of new and refurbished gym equipment suitable for both home and commercial use. Please contact the sales team on 020 8481 9700 or email sales@m8group.co.uk for more information.

About Us

The motive8 Gym & Spa department comprises a team of specialist consultants, designers and project managers to ensure a consistently high standard of delivery across all projects. With ten fully-managed spa sites, we also have a growing team of gym and spa operatives overseen by on-site gym and spa supervisors all supported by a team of expert gym and spa managers.

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Services

motive8 Gym & Spa is committed to working in partnership with our clients, to engage, communicate and act promptly. We aim to create a synergy that encourages improved efficiency & greater exploitation of opportunities with our clients.

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Wellbeing and Fitness

A wide range of fitness services are available including personal training, injury rehabilitation, swimming lessons, inductions and fitness classes. All provision is bespoke to each facility depending on the demand of its residents or members.

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Maintenance

motive8’s aftercare packages are designed to ensure every client experiences hassle free enjoyment from their facility post-installation. Our contracts are a cost-effective solution to facility aftercare, keeping your gym equipment in good working order and highly reducing the likelihood of expensive callouts.

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Welcome to M8:Life

Read all our latest news and lifestyle blogs covering nutrition, workouts, wellbeing, kids coaching, gym & spa design and more……

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The Summer Edition of motive8’s Magazine M8:Life is Out Now

It’s been a busy start to 2017 for the motive8 team. Our new website has been up and running for several months now and we’re pleased to report it seems to be doing its job! By amalgamating all our old sites into one central hub, our aim was to provide a onestop- shop for all […]

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motive8 attends Mental Health & Wellbeing seminar as part of its developing CSR strategy

As part of our ongoing work with Heart of the City, one of our Gym & Spa Managers, Rolstone Langmead attended an event on 10th May to better learn the importance of the work forces mental wellbeing during national mental awareness week. Mental health is so often overlooked. Whilst every company will have someone assigned as a […]

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motive8 sponsors Gym & Spa Operative Anna Stishova in the Devizes to Westminster canoe race

(Main Photo Credit: Nicki Douglas-Lee Photography) As part of our new CSR strategy, motive8 is keen to encourage and support motive8 staff members in their fitness related pursuits. When Anna Stishova announced she was going to take on the Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race, we offered to sponsor her race entry, supply some attire […]

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Workout: Back Day

The back is one of the most interesting parts of the body to workout. This is due to the fact that there are a range of exercises that can help in building this part of the body into the image you want. It is also one of the most demanding parts of the body when […]

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Top Tips for a Productive Session

Ever had the feeling you were just going through the motions during a workout? Whether you are lacking motivation, distracted or lacking energy, here are some top tips to get the best out of your workouts. 1. Music Studies have shown music can; – Divert the attention of the mind from the fatigue that sets […]

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Equipment | Gym Design | Student Gym Design

How to Design a Gym for Students

Distractions abound for students embarking on their new university courses; most have access to unlimited entertainment via on demand TV, there’s the constant ping of social media updates to contend with, not to mention the lure of the student union. In these sedentary days, exercise is a prerequisite for a healthy life and successful academic […]

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Student Gyms Provide Healthy Alternative to the Union

April is Stress Awareness Month so it’s a very fitting time for us to talk about how student gym design can help Universities provide an alternative route to stress relief rather than the well-trodden path to the Student Union. It can not be disputed that as a society we use alcohol as a preferred way […]

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Gym Design

Gym & Spa Project Case Study – Dollar Bay, London

Dollar Bay is our second installation for renowned developer, Mount Anvil. motive8 began working with developer at the end of 2015, ensuring we could support and guide the client throughout the entire design process. The design was finalised in the Summer of 2017 with install shortly after in October. You can read the full case […]

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Building Successful Student Halls: Bring in Student Gym Design Experts

Today’s student accommodation is highly specified. If you are going to incorporate a gym, it’s important to ensure your student gym designers have the end-user’s needs as the core design pillar. A survey conducted by Mystudenthalls.com in August 2016, found that students rate a good gym above a great student bar and being near nightlife […]

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Gym & Spa Project Case Study – Canary Central, London

Canary Central was originally developed in 2004 by Galliard Homes on the old Tate & Lyle sugar factory site in the heart of London Docklands ‘Millennium Quarter’. The leisure facilities are provided for the exclusive use of residents, offering a 15.5m swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and fully-equipped gym with changing facilities. motive8 was instructed to […]

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Gym Design

Gym & Spa Project Case Study – Battersea Exchange, London

Battersea Exchange resident’s gym is second scheme we have completed for Taylor Wimpey and was over a year in the making. motive8 worked alongside the client to develop all aspects of the gym facility, including layout, equipment supply and the supply and fit of a specialist gym flooring, mirrors and bespoke window manifestations. You can […]

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Weekly Workout – The Leg Edition

This workout will help you to develop monstrously strong legs and allow you to push yourself past any limitations. Exercise 1 Standing Hamstring Curls. 5 Sets moderate weight, 12-15 reps. This will be performed more as a warmup set before the big compound movement as warming up your hamstrings first tends to create more stability […]

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Staff Member of the Month – Egle Malciauskaite

Egle Malciauskaite is our Spa Therapist at Dickens Yard in Ealing. Qualifications: • BSc Sports and Exercise Rehabilitation Degree • Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor • Power (vibration) Plate Expert • First Aider & Pool Responder Available for: • Treatment and corrective exercise programmes • Remedial Sports / Swedish / Deep Tissue Massage • Screen […]

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30min Workout to Improve Stamina

Stamina is an extremely important physiological factor. Having high levels of stamina are very beneficial due to the fact that they can have a positive effect on everyday life activities, playing sports and also just being on the move. There are several ways that you can improve your stamina. Warm-Up: Brisk walk on the treadmill […]

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motive8 attends Heart of the City event to boost our CSR initiatives

motive8 Commercial Director, Omar White, and Gym and Spa manager, Rolstone Langmead, both attended the Heart of the City event on 23rd February as part of our continued CSR journey to review sustainability with the environment. We also have a work experience placement researching how we can develop this side of the business. Heart of […]

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