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wellbeing

Healthy Weekend – 5 Ways to Wellbeing

This week I stumbled across 5 ways to wellbeing and it simply highlights 5 things that we can do as individuals to enhance and promote our own wellbeing. Connect – Be Active – Take Notice – Keep Learning – Give Connect is to connect with people, family, friends ,colleagues, people in and outside our own communities […]

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Exercises | wellbeing

How to have a more mindful workout

You might not immediately associate mindfulness with a gym session but it could be just what you need in order to get the most out of your workout. Here’s why – and some tips on how to make it happen the next time you hit the gym. Why be mindful? We might think of the […]

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Gym Design

Motive8's Top 5 Favourite Gym Designs

2019 has been a fabulous year so far for motive8. As we move towards the end of the year, we started thinking about all the gym design projects we’ve completed since our first successful project back in 2001.

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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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company News

motive8 attend ARMA’s 2019 Conference

 At this year’s ARMA 2019 Annual Conference in London, motive8 were not only invited to attend but created a dedicated ‘wellness’ zone alongside their stand. This proved the perfect opportunity to show Property Managers and other key delegates the services that residents could benefit from if their residential sites provided fitness and wellbeing facilities. The […]

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Gym Design | Residential Gym Design

Residential Gym Design at Its’ Best – The Story of The Forge, London

The Forge London is a great example of residential gym design at its finest. Read the story the incredible gym design motive8 created and installed.

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Exercises | Training | workouts

Fitness Challenge – AMRAP-15

The challenge: This month’s challenge is about completing as many rounds of the given exercises as you can in 15 minutes. And remember; there’s no skipping exercises or cheating on reps! The details: When you complete all of the below exercises, you have finished one round. Do as many rounds as you physically can within […]

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Nutrition

What’s the deal with magnesium?

  When you think of vitamin and mineral supplements, iron and vitamin D are probably the two that come to mind first. Magnesium? Probably not. However, it turns out that this is theee micro-nutrient we should all be paying more attention too. So, what is it? Magnesium is an essential mineral that our bodies rely […]

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wellbeing

Tips to fight OFF SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

Winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is thought to be very common and can affect people of any age, including children. It tends to rear its head at the beginning of autumn where there is less light and ends around March/ April. Evenings get darker, so do mornings and the main theory behind SAD is […]

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Maintenance | Swimming Pools

Swimming Pool Maintenance – How it Works

If you’re thinking of building a swimming pool, planning your swimming pool maintenance in advance is essential. We look at how swimming pool maintenance contracts work.

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company News | Motivation

motive8 support and celebrate National Fitness Day 2019

This year the team at motive8 joined in and celebrated National Fitness Day on Wednesday 25th September 2019 with a number of events to celebrate and support the day. motive8 is always keen to raise awareness of the many benefits of fitness and how important regular physical exercise helps every one of us lead healthier and […]

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Exercises | Training | workouts

Fitness Challenge – The standing long jump

The challenge: The aim of our October Fitness Challenge is to jump as far as you can from a standing position. This challenge is all about explosive power – and it’s crucial you give it your all. The details: Your distance will be recorded by the member of staff on duty and you will be […]

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Gym Design | Hotel Gym Design

Motive8’s Top 5 Favourite Gym Designs

2019 has been a fabulous year so far for motive8. As we move towards the end of the year, we started thinking about all the gym design projects we’ve completed since our first successful project back in 2001. We’re proud of so many of our gym projects that it was very hard to pick our […]

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Gym Design | Residential Gym Design

OUR GUIDE TO A HEALTHY GYM – 2019

Your gym is now open! Residents have moved in and ditched their external gym membership; but how do you ensure they don’t go back? Gyms are ever-evolving spaces that have to react to a range of elements, such as member requirements, changing fitness trends, and health and safety guidelines. If you’re unsure as to your […]

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Exercises | Training | workouts

Fitness Challenge – How long can you last?

The challenge: This month’s Fitness Challenge is an all-round body breaker. The task? You need to see how many rounds, or sets, you can complete within a timeframe of 10 minutes. The exercises: Bike: 0.8km KB/DB Squats: X 25 (Male 10kg/Ladies 5kg) Lateral raises: X 20 (Male 4kg / Ladies 2kg) Push ups: X 10 […]

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Equipment | Maintenance

Gym Equipment Maintenance – What You Need To Know

August and September are usually quieter periods for gyms, which makes it a great time to take stock and assess what equipment needs to be upgraded, refreshed or serviced. With members or residents paying to use the gym, you need to make sure everything is in the best working order, not to mention safe to […]

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Gym Design | Residential Gym Design

Residential Gym Design Tips for 2019

What’s the best practice in residential gym design in 2019? How can you get a ROI? Keep your residents happy and have them stay put? We have the answers.

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company News | Motivation

St George PLC’s annual charity tag rugby event

  Written by Grant Charles, Gym and Spa Area Manager St George PLC hosts an annual charity tag rugby event on behalf of SPEAR, in support of homeless and vulnerable people, and Honeypot, who support young carers and vulnerable children. The invitation is sent to all contractors who provide a donation towards the event; and […]

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