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Coaching

Become an Apprentice with the motive8 Coaching Department

What is an Apprenticeship? Apprenticeships are a great way to get into the industry of your choice and motive8 is helping students to facilitate this decision. Gain your qualifications through us and gain a working understanding of the corporate world without being stuck in a classroom. This really is a fantastic path to develop your […]

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Corporate Wellbeing | Gym Design

Why Changing Room Design is as Important as Gym Design

When planning a new gym or refurbishment, the changing room design is critical to the overall success of the gym facility.  Footfall will undoubtedly increase if the changing room incorporates the needs of the user into a functional, clean, warm and private space.  The changing room is an integral part of your interaction with your […]

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Student Gym Design

Watch the new motive8 student gym design video

At motive8 we believe that exercise can provide an essential balancing influence that will make a student’s life healthier, more enjoyable and, ultimately, more successful. And it seems property developers are embracing the same train of thought.

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company News | CSR

Donations made to the Grenfell victims by motive8 after a gruelling 100km cycle

On Thursday 22nd of June, four members of the motive8 team took part in an incredible bike ride, all in the aid of charity. In support of SHELTER, in connection with CBRE, the World’s Biggest Property Bike ride returned for another year with a new route full of challenging climbs and stunning Surrey countryside to keep […]

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Gym Design

A Day in the Life: Rob Clarke, motive8 Gym & Spa Consultant

Rob Clarke. is one of motive8’s Gym & Spa Consultants. He has been working in the industry for 13 years across Service Delivery, Operations and Health & Safety.

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Equipment | Exercises | Gym Design | Home Gyms

Perfect Private Gym Design for Busy Professionals

Finding time to fit in a productive gym session when you’re a busy professional can seem nigh on impossible, particularly if you have to contend with an arduous commute. Private gym design can offer the solution. Whether you’re building a bespoke room in your garden or repurposing a room in your house, having a home […]

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Gym Design

Generating Revenue from a Hotel Gym & Spa

In the past, hotel gymnasiums were small, poorly equipped and under used. Nowadays a gym and spa forms an integral part of the overall hotel experience. A recent survey by hotels.com discovered that 44% of travellers would not sacrifice a gym for a cheaper hotel room whilst a TripAdvisor survey found that 52% of travellers […]

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wellbeing | workouts

Why exercise will help your concentration at work

When working, one of the most difficult things to do is stay focused, as you may be affected by many distractions or you may just suffer from a lack of interest. One way to reduce a lack of concentration is through exercise as this increases brain health which contributes to improved concentration. Exercising regularly at […]

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company News

Company News: motive8 becomes ARMA partner

Last month motive8 became a partner of the Association of Residential Managing Agents, or ARMA, an association that provides advice and guidance to its members on all things to do with residential management, from legal to accounts. Work that ARMA does includes: Set high standards in residential block management Requires its members to meet those […]

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wellbeing

5 Tips on Achieving Work/life Balance

Achieving the perfect work/life balance is important not only for the health and wellbeing of yourself, but for all members of your family and, consequently, society. Here are some recommendations to keep work from taking over your life. 1. Evaluate options for living closer to your workplace. Analyse transportation times, costs, opportunity costs and, when […]

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Exercises | Training | wellbeing | workouts

Training for a half marathon

As one of the UK’s biggest running events, the Great North Run last weekend was yet another huge success, with 57,000 runners taking park and Mo Farah winning his record fourth consecutive race. If you’re feeling inspired to have a go, before thinking about running a half marathon like the Great North Run, a good […]

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Coaching

Why active children’s parties are a great idea

Every year parents face the same problem… Children’s parties and what to do for them. As the kids get older it can be difficult to think of ideas of what to do for their parties; they’ve grown out of playing in the garden, they’ve got more friends than before and they’re just ‘too cool’ for […]

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Nutrition | Training | wellbeing

How to stay healthy at university

Let’s face it, being a student comes with the stereotype of being unhealthy and broke, but that’s just because people seem to think all students spend money on alcohol, take aways and microwaveable meals. If that is the case for you, let’s ditch the bad habits and jump on the healthy bandwagon this school year. […]

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Equipment | Exercises | Training | wellbeing | workouts

The Importance of Core Training

Core exercises should be an essential part of your daily workout routine. Neglecting basic core strength training can lead to poor posture and make everyday tasks in life that little bit harder. A couple of examples of this could be carrying a shopping bag or perhaps your child or grandchild; without basic core strength these […]

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company News | CSR | Gym Design

motive8 Sponsors Best Scheme in Planning at the National Housing Awards

Thursday 7th September saw the return of the annual National Housing Awards at the Lancaster London hotel. With 11 award categories and one overall winner, the awards recognise the success of housebuilders and developers operating in the affordable housing sector. This year motive8 sponsored the Best Scheme in Planning award. As part of our sponsorhip, […]

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Exercises | Training | wellbeing | workouts

Reasons to Join A Sports Club

Joining a sports club can have various benefits for an individual’s physical and mental health. Sports clubs not only provide a space and a time where you can be physically active, but also allow you to interact with others. Whether you decide to join football, kickboxing or even ultimate Frisbee, you will surely reap the […]

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Gym & Spa News | Gym Design | Home Gyms | Training | workouts

Mat Work in the Home Gym

In any gym, whether it’s at work, your local kickboxing haunt or your home gym, it is essential to have a decent amount of floor space. A square area that is at least as long as you, when lying on the ground with your arms above your head, is ideal. Home gym mat work, with […]

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Nutrition

Chicken Cordon Bleu Burger

When you think of a burger you normally consider it a treat and an unhealthy one at that. But this is not true in all cases. There are many different ways to create a healthy burger which means that you may be able to treat yourself more often! One of these burgers is the chicken […]

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Nutrition

Healthier Flapjacks for all the family’s lunchboxes

If you’re looking for a healthier alternative to that sweet snack, here’s our version of healthier flapjacks packed full of fruit and nuts without the added sugar and butter. Make these at the weekend to include in everybody’s lunchboxes. The oats will provide slow release energy to fuel a busy day and the fruit is […]

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Exercises | Training | workouts

Weekend Warriors – Making the most of the weekend

For those of you lucky enough to enjoy weekends off work, they are the perfect opportunity to get some exercise in a fun and different way. During the summer months, make the most of the (hopefully) improved weather. Head outside! Whether it is as simple as taking the kids down the park with a ball, […]

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Equipment | Exercises | Training | wellbeing | workouts

Change It Up – Outdoor Gym Circuit

Summer is about to end, which means that whilst we still have beautiful, warmer mornings and fairly nice evenings to go outside and exercise, such as parks and fields, we should look to advantage of what the great outdoor space has to offer. We have 2 simple options – either we take our own fitness […]

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