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Corporate Gyms | Hotel Gym Design | Maintenance | Marketing

Gym Management

When it comes to running a gym, as much as we’d like to say, ‘build it and they will come’, it’s not necessarily the best approach for long term ROI. A good and successful gym takes time, effort and engagement and not just from members. The day-to-day running of a gym involves a multitude of […]

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wellbeing

5 Tips for boosting your confidence in the gym.

The New Year is in full swing. You’ve finally adjusted and are back into your working routine – you’ve even managed to regularly visit the gym. Result – we take our hats off to you. However, the gym can sometimes be an intimidating space. And we totally know where you’re coming from. There are people […]

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Gym Design

The Ultimate Guide to Gym Design 2020

There’s a lot more to creating a gym than a couple of treadmills and a water cooler, which is why we’ve put together our guide to gym design to help you avoid the common pitfalls and help you create a great space for clients, staff, guests or residents.

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Home Gyms | Hotel Gym Design

Home Gym Inspiration

Let’s look at different types of home gyms, from the wellbeing oasis to functional workout space, to the cardio zone or kid-friendly fun zone.

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Gym Design | Home Gyms

Building a Home Gym – How the Professionals Do It

The last few months have been tough for most people. With the Coronavirus wreaking havoc in society, most of us have been forced to undergo lockdown – an unprecedented change in our lifestyles. It’s changed our attitudes towards everything from spending habits, shopping, entertainment, health, fitness and travel. Why are home gyms so popular right […]

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wellbeing

Improve sleep by stretching before bed

Stretching before bed can be highly beneficial to getting that all important beauty sleep that will have you feeling and looking refreshed for the day ahead. During lockdown it has been reported that many of us have been struggling to sleep whether that be due to the change of routine, the stresses of everyday or […]

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Exercises | workouts

Burpees and strength challenge

Challenge yourself with 3 rounds of this circuit and complete in the fastest time possible. Breaks are optional. How fast will you be? 1. 10 Burpees 10 Squats   2. 10 Burpees 10 Reverse Lunges   3. 10 Burpees 10 Press Ups   4. 10 Burpees 10 Triceps Push ups   5. 10 Burpees 10 […]

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Nutrition

Health benefits of coffee

Some people simply cannot function without their morning coffee and others need a regular intake throughout the day to stay on form. Of course there are negative side effects of too much caffeine but in general coffee has been shown to have a number of health benefits. These include: improved energy and focus levels improved […]

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wellbeing

Meditation

We are currently in a state of unknown as to when our lives will revert back to the way it was, and this can be a stressful and anxious time for many. However, it may be beneficial to try meditation in order to lessen your stress levels, broaden your mind and help improve your overall […]

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Exercises | workouts

AMRAP Plyometric Blast

Challenge yourself and see how many rounds of the circuit below you can complete in 10 mins. This super sweaty circuit will raise the heart rate and boost those endorphins. X10 Squat jumps X10 Plank jacks X5 Burpees X5 Lunge jumps                         By Ashley […]

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Nutrition

Calorie nutrition tip

When it comes to nutrition a common issue isn’t that people do not know how many calories they should have on a daily basis but that they under or overestimate how many they have consumed. Whether it is thinking those couple of biscuits with a cup of tea on a break can’t have that many […]

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Corporate Gyms | Gym Design | Home Gyms | Hotel Gym Design | Maintenance | Student Gym Design

What the Experts Know About Gym Design

What do the experts know about gym design that you don’t? We look at 10 important things that, when combined, will create a great gym.

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Exercises | Motivation | Training | workouts

A guide to working out from home

We have designed and installed numerous home gym projects, so our team has a wealth of knowledge and expertise when it comes to creating functional workout spaces at home. Whilst our home gym projects vary greatly in scope, depending on the client’s budget and specification, we understand that not everyone has the space or money […]

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Gym Design | Residential Gym Design

Gym Design Case Study – Upper Riverside – Building 4

Upper Riverside, Building 4 is our second installation for renowned developer, Knight Dragon. Already appointed to manage the resident’s facility within another building, motive8 was appointed to consult, design and install the final fitness facility at Upper Riverside, including a dedicated studio space. From the outset, the gym design team offered guidance on layout, gym equipment […]

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Gym Design | Home Gyms | wellbeing

Benefits of a home gym

We’ve been completing an increasing number of home gym projects over the last couple of years and we really enjoy the personal nature of these projects, especially getting to know the clients and collaborating with them to deliver their perfect home gym or wellbeing space. Recent projects have become more and more bespoke in terms […]

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Nutrition

4 ingredient American style pancakes recipe

These quick and easy 4 ingredient American style pancakes are the perfect breakfast recipe ideal for a lockdown brunch (or good enough to eat at any time of the day!!) Ingredients 4 medium eggs 200g cottage cheese 100g rolled oats 1 tsp cinnamon Your choice of toppings Method Blend the oats, cottage cheese, eggs and […]

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Exercises | workouts

Circuits without equipment

Circuits without equipment is often seen as too easy for the more frequent gym-goer, however, done creatively, you can put yourself through some serious workouts, by putting the focus on an increase in volume and technique! This session is broken down into two circuits, made up of 2 giant sets (3 or more exercises per […]

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company News | Gym Design | Marketing

Launch of new motive8 Gym & Spa Brochure

Over recent years our work and relationships with clients has changed dramatically, we are no longer just a third party designing nice looking, functional gyms, we are working in collaboration with clients to create innovative environments for fitness and wellbeing. Integrating active spaces into the flow of everyday life, making fitness and wellbeing a distinct […]

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