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Residential & PRS Gyms

With over fifteen years’ experience in the industry, motive8 is the market leader in residential, PRS and later living gym and spa design, with vast experience and expertise in these sectors. Clients include St George Plc, Berkeley Homes, M&G, Legal & General and Barratt Homes.

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Corporate

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

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Hotels

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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Spa, Sauna & Steam

A growing numbers of users are now appreciating the relaxing, nurturing and physiological benefits provided by Spas. With over 20-years experience our team can help you with your relaxing and invigorating Spa solutions.

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Refurbished Gym Equipment

For clients on a restricted budget, or who may need to replace only certain items in their existing facility, refurbished gym equipment is often the ideal solution.

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

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Gym Design | Residential Gym Design

5 Ways a PRS Gym Can Make Renting a Pleasure

The way we live is constantly changing. House buying is being rapidly replaced by long-term renting. Working patterns are evolving too, with many more people enjoying multiple careers throughout their working lives or relying on the so-called gig economy to get by. So it’s natural that how we live will change with it. Hitching your […]

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Gym Design | Student Gym Design

Why The Student Gym Might Be Your Best Study Buddy

Taking maximum advantage of your university gym may not be high on all students’ priority list but it could well prove to be your best friend. Regular exercise has been proven to have a whole host of health benefits, and can really help you to make the most of your time at uni. Most colleges […]

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motive8 team attend FIBO 2019

FIBO is Europe’s leading trade show for all thing’s fitness. The biggest names in the industry head to Germany for a week of networking and business. On the 8th April Gym & Spa consultant Sally Ottewell was joined by motive8 founder Nick Sadler for the annual European fitness mega show in Cologne, Germany. motive8 have attended FIBO […]

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Corporate Gyms | Corporate Wellbeing | Gym & Spa News

Digital Trends in Corporate Gym Equipment

We explore the latest trends in corporate gym equipment and how companies are responding to the need for more digitally-integrated workouts Gyms are ever-evolving spaces that need to adapt to new trends. Just as your business needs to respond to changing market needs, so does the gym space. Equipment dates, wears out, goes out of […]

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Equipment | Exercises | Home Gyms | Residential Gym Design | wellbeing

Gym Design for Later Living Schemes

Life expectancy is increasing. By 2040, nearly one in seven Britons will be over 75 and almost a third of people born today can expect to live to 100. In 2014, the average age in the UK exceeded 40 for the first time. As a result, there is an increased focus on ageing well, which is […]

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Equipment | Hotel Gym Design | Maintenance | Residential Gym Design

Gym Maintenance Contracts – the Best Solution for a Happy Gym

Gym maintenance contracts keep your gym running and extend its life. What makes a reputable gym maintenance company and what should your contract include?

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motive8 team exhibit at UKAA Innovation Show

motive8 has just returned from exhibiting at the UKAA Innovation Show 2019, which took place over one day at the Business Design Centre, London. Organised by The UKAA (The UK Apartment Association), the UK’s leading membership body for the residential rental sector, the event saw leading developers, agents, investors and consultants attend the exhibition, educational […]

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Gym Design | Maintenance | Residential Gym Design

Residential Gym Management

With the Build to Rent (BTR) and residential sectors becoming increasingly focused on providing real, value-added offerings to tenants, it’s no surprise that gyms are entering the frame and increasing in popularity.

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Gym Design | Home Gyms | Residential Gym Design

2019 Gym Design Trends. What’s Coming in 2019?

It’s a new year and, once again, we all start thinking about getting in shape. From regular gym-goers, to those new to fitness, people will be in search of health and wellbeing. Whether it’s a private, corporate or a membership-led gym, January and February will see a spike in attendance and interest as the winter […]

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Gym Design | Student Gym Design

Student Accommodation Gyms

Student numbers are rising, with both UK and overseas students very keen to study at the UK’s world-leading universities and colleges. As a result, the UK’s student accommodation sector is fiercely competitive. More developers than ever are fighting to access a market worth in excess of £4.5billion. This trend is not showing any signs of […]

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Gym Design | Hotel Gym Design

Dormy House Hotel Gym Design

The Dormy House is an outstanding example of hotel gym design. We interviewed motive8 head Nick Sadler about how the project came about and what the main challenges were.

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Corporate Gyms | Corporate Wellbeing | Gym Design

The Workplace Gym – Design to Fit Your Company’s Vision

Since the inspiring 2012 Olympics, we have seen an increasing interest in workplace fitness and employee wellbeing. Which is why we are now installing more workplace gyms than ever. The design of a workplace gym is an opportunity to foster wellbeing and fitness amongst your workforce.

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Dickens Yard Gym And Spa Team Takes On GO APE Battersea

My colleagues and I were rewarded by motive8 to a staff outing recently; a team building day with full freedom in terms of what to do. While other people might have chosen a dinner and few drinks, but we decided something more adventurous and more in line with our profession – GO APE. An obstacle […]

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Gym Design | Student Gym Design

Student Accommodation Gyms – Why They Matter

Students have more options than ever before when it comes to finding a place to live. As a result, student accommodation gyms have become a must-have feature of new student accommodation builds as well as a key consideration in refurbishments. 

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Corporate Gyms | Corporate Wellbeing | Gym Design

Hiring a Corporate Gym Consultant

There’s more to installing a gym than putting weights and treadmills in a room, especially when it comes to a corporate gym. It can be an invaluable space to help drive employee engagement, so making sure you get the build, design and installation right is crucial. If you’re thinking of installing a workplace gym, it’s important to get help and advice on the best solutions for your space.

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