Did you know that absenteeism through ill health costs the UK economy £100 billion per year? In recent years, 30.4 million working days have been ‘lost’ due to work-related illness and workplace injury. We are here to help you lower these costs to your company and improve productivity in the workplace.Read more
As part of our complete Gym & Spa solution motive8’s personal training team deliver Gym Inductions across residential fitness facilities.
To find out how we can help manage your fitness facility through the delivery of gym inductions, call us on 020 8481 9700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We are great believers in educating our clients about why they should be doing what we recommend. This empowers our clients to make informed lifestyle decisions so they can make healthy choices and optimise their long term success.
We support you with a personalised training programme developed towards achieving your health and lifestyle goals. Everyone has different goals and time to commit to training and at motive8 we understand that a plan has to work for you in order for you to achieve and maintain the results you desire.Read more
Our team of trainers, not only have knowledge across a range of varying fitness and health related topics, but they also have a passion to help you reach your fitness goals.
We pride ourselves on recruiting individuals with a genuine interest in fitness and those that have that little something else to offer.Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
The challenge: Get into a squat position with your back against a wall and dumbbell in front of chest, then simply hold it for as long as possible (female 10kg, male 20kg). The technique: Lean against a wall Walk with your feet shoulder width apart While leaning back on the wall, slide down until there […]Read more
Mindfulness is now widely recognised as an important tool for wellbeing in sport, at every level. But what exactly is mindfulness and why does it benefit our exercise? Below we are going to discuss how to incorporate mindfulness into an exercise programme and why this can help achieve even better results. We also speak to […]Read more
With record high temperatures this July, now more than ever, we should be driving home the importance of staying hydrated through drinking plenty of water. Not only does it cool our bodies down, but it ensures we are alert throughout the day. Let’s explore IN some detail about why water is so important. Water and […]Read more
The 10th edition of m8:Life magazine is here, and we’re excited to share what we’ve been up to over the last few months! Our headline story for this issue focusses on one of motive8’s latest projects which reached completion earlier this year – Supersonic in York. Supersonic is a new fitness and wellbeing concept, designed to put a holistic twist on traditional city centre fitness facilities. We look at what Supersonic is […]Read more
It is common practice for many to take some form of vitamin supplementation on a daily basis, with the view to improving overall health and wellbeing, both mentally and physically. But do vitamins actually help you to live a healthier lifestyle? Vitamins and minerals, like proteins, fats and carbohydrates, are essential for the body to […]Read more
Summer has well and truly kicked off in the UK now, and as per usual there are certain measures we should take to stay protected from the rays! In this blog we focus on skin safety in the sun and what to do in order to stay safe out there. It’s essential to stay protected […]Read more
On a sunny Friday morning at the end of June our very own Kim Mead set off with her partner and his colleagues from MMX Retail on a 26 mile walk through the sites of London. This was no ordinary stroll around the capital but a very well organised charity walk with one main goal, to […]Read more
This month’s challenge is a full body workout with a twist. You have 3 and a half minutes to complete the exercises below: 250m row 20 press ups (females can complete with knees on the floor) 20 bodyweight squats The idea is you must complete all 3 in the order given, within the time frame. […]Read more
At motive8 we don’t just design gyms, we also supply a very wide range of new and refurbished gym equipment? As such we’re experts in what is trending in the fast-moving world of gym equipment design. Let’s take a look at the latest trends and what is going to be shaping the future of gym kit.Read more
Although it is common for many practitioners’ jobs to have some sort of crossover, they are all highly qualified in their area and this gives them knowledge that is transferable into other professions. Who is a Physiotherapist? Physiotherapists help people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. […]Read more
This month’s challenge is the weighted plank – 10kg for females, 15kg for males. Reminder: your back needs to be treated with care, so avoid going overboard especially if you’re a beginner with weights/resistance and if you have previous back injuries. Rules: time starts when the plate is placed on the back, participants always need […]Read more
Still carrying those winter pounds and feeling like it’s too late to get yourself that toned look in time for summer? Don’t think that doing 100 sit-ups a day is going to solve your problems: studies have shown that solely focusing on one area of your body is unlikely to shift fat from that area. […]Read more