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 email@example.com
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
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
With summer only moments away, the festival season will soon be upon us. But music festivals aren’t the only festivals to be at this summer. The latest trend taking hold is yoga and wellness festivals. Yoga and wellness festivals are a great way to refresh your mind, body and soul, and will undoubtedly leave you […]Read more
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 […]Read more
If you’re concentrating on weight loss training, you may need to consider what else you could be doing to help accelerate your weight loss in order to reach your goal. One area to look at is diet and eating habits. While people might consider eating less and skipping meals to help lose weight, but it is […]Read more
With Easter just around the corner, you may be wondering about what the best way to work off a few extra pounds after letting yourself loose on some Easter eggs. We’ve put together a fat-burning/weight loss workout that will dramatically increase your EPOC (exercise post oxygen consumption) to keep you burning calories long after you’ve […]Read more
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 […]Read more
Thinking about giving yoga a try, but not really sure what it’s all about? Yoga practice combines both a strong spiritual and meditation element alongside many physical benefits. Yoga focuses on strength training and flexibility, and with postures that improve your body from the inside out, you won’t just look good but also feel good […]Read more
We touched upon the benefits of a hybrid workout earlier this month, as well as discussing nutrition for a running training schedule. Now we’re putting the two together with a hybrid workout for the runner. The exercises below can of course be altered and changed depending on your personal preferences and training facilities, but we […]Read more
The use of massage in training and recovery can be extremely beneficial. Not only does massage relax and unwind the mind, but it also brings a long list of physical benefits that over time can have a hugely positive influence on your training regime. Mental benefits While a massage is clearly a physical treatment, […]Read more
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 […]Read more
It’s fast approaching spring, with light and favourable weather conditions coming back to greet us after the cold, dark nights of winter. Spring, for the runner, can mean only one thing: the start of marathon season. Training is obviously very important, that’s a given, but diet and nutrition are areas that are often left unattended. […]Read more
The inner thighs or groin muscles are also known as adductors. These muscles are commonly neglected and often remain undertrained, but we need to build them up as they provide a lot of support in how the hips and knees work. Here are three exercises from April Vismonte, PT at Beaufort Park. If you’ve not trained […]Read more
There is no secret formula to structuring your workout meals. Whether you’re fuelling up for your next session, or looking for the recovery meal of your dreams, it will come down to two things: carbs and proteins. These are the two areas of the food spectrum you’re going to want to hone in on pre- […]Read more
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 […]Read more