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Residential Gyms

With over fifteen 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 Gyms

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 Gyms

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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Hotel Gyms

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 Gyms

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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Gym 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 for more information.

Our Gym & Spa Team

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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Gym & Spa 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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Gym & Spa Brochure

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Wellbeing & 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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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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Head to the m8:life section of our website to sign up to our weekly fitness fix to get handy tips and foodie ideas……

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Coaching | company News | CSR

Feeding the homeless for Christmas

  On Saturday 23rd December the first Feed the Homeless project, which was created by our coaching supervisor, Adam Field, took place in Central London. The project that he decided to embark upon was a great success with 20 homeless people being fed that evening. Adam was supported by another member of the coaching team, […]

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Corporate Gyms | Corporate Wellbeing | Gym & Spa News

Motivating Employees After Christmas

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 […]

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company News | Gym & Spa News

Christmas Advent Success!

This year the Gym & Spa team, led by Head of Gym & Spa Nikki Spratley, held a fantastic Christmas advent event at 8 of our spa sites. With gorgeous wooden advent trees placed at the reception area in each site, one lucky gym-goer per day at different times was treated to a special gift […]

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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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The latest edition of M8:Life is out now!

It’s been full steam ahead for all departments at motive8. We’ve had a record-breaking month for gym installations, with seven gyms going in for a mix of residential and private clients. The coaching team are delivering sessions into more schools than ever before and our personal training team have been taking new enquiries at both […]

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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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Heart of the City Living Wage Seminar

On Wednesday 15th two members of the motive8 team headed up to the Living Wage Event hosted by Heart of the City (HotC) to discuss the growing need for businesses to embrace the real living wage for employees. This was to see how becoming a living wage company would benefit the business, especially the gym […]

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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 found that 44% of travellers would not sacrifice a gym […]

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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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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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motive8 Managers attend Introduction to Residential Property Management Course

On 1st November, four of the motive8 management team attended the ‘TC1 Introduction to Residential Property Management’ course at the ARMA head office in Wimbledon. As a company that works closely with various property management companies, we were keen to understand more about the role of a property manager and how we, as a contractor, […]

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New School Announcement

The motive8 coaching department is proud to announce that this term they have started working with a new school to offer full PE to the students of Bedfont Primary School in Feltham. motive8 started working with the school back in 2015 delivering football clubs alongside occasional cover for the PE lessons. As a consequence of […]

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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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Corporate Wellbeing | Exercises | Gym & Spa News | wellbeing

Mindfulness for a Better Workout

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.

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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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