Did you know that absenteeism through ill health costs the UK economy £100 billion per year? In 2015/2016, 30.4 million working days were ‘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 book an induction at your facility, call us now on 020 8481 9700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Avocado is very nutritious and a good source of ‘healthy fats’. It contains a lot of fibre, both insoluble and soluble, which is good for your digestion and slows the breakdown of carbohydrates, keeping you fuller for longer which is exactly what you need during a busy day! Added bonus, avocado is good for your […]Read more
I find gluten slows me down, especially in the mornings; therefore I decided to start baking my own bread. Yeast dough takes a longer time to prove; therefore for me cake-style soda bread has become a quick and healthy alternative, packed with proteins and a bit of fat to keep me going through the day. […]Read more
Looking to blitz all over your body with a short amount of time? The answer is in one simple word… Plank! Here we have a quick plank sequence for you to try and hold every move for at least 30 seconds: READY… Forearm planks Press up Planks Plank to press ups – right arm first […]Read more
Why is walking a good form of exercise? Well first of all walking is the most basic and natural movement that all ages from a child to a full grown adult can do without thinking about it too much. You just need to put one foot in front of the other to get you started […]Read more
If you want to know what doing an Apprenticeship with motive8 is like then take a look at our new Apprentice page where we’ve added some case studies for you to read. What is an Apprenticeship? Coaching apprenticeships are a great way to get into the industry of your choice and motive8 is helping students […]Read more
Devoted: The story of a father’s love for his son Author: Dick Hoyt & Don Yaeger Reviewed by: Rob Clarke Summary: A story about a father’s devotion to his disabled son. Rick Hoyt was born in 1960’s America when little was understood about Cerebral Palsy. Dick and his wife were told by doctors to put […]Read more
Cooking with Coconut Coconut is a great way to add flavour and nutrition to your dishes as well as a great dairy alternative for creamy dishes. Starter: Prawn Salad with toasted coconut. Mix in a bowl king prawns, lemon juice, sea salt, paprika, seasme oil and chili flakes. Spoon into some lettuce leaves and top […]Read more
CrossFit: CrossFit is a relatively new training method that has exploded in terms of popularity since the year 2000. There are around 13,000 CrossFit affiliates worldwide and over 500 just in the UK. Although popular it has also become one of the most controversial forms of fitness and training, with people into more traditional forms […]Read more
Black Belt Thinking Author: Nick Forgham Reviewed by: Nick Sadler Summary: A Black Belt who is calm in a crisis, who knows their potential and how to achieve it. A Black Belt who knows who they are, and who is comfortable with others because they know and understand themselves. This book is about the Black […]Read more
If you find that you’re constantly using the excuse that you don’t have enough hours in the day and exercise falls to the bottom of your list, we’ve got a few ways to get your sneaky workout in! Kitchen In the kitchen there’s plenty of opportunity to fit in an exercise or two whether it’s […]Read more
These spiced oat biscuits are so easy to make, packed with protein filled nuts and are dairy and gluten free! Ingredients 75g ground hazlenuts 75g ground almonds 75g ground pecans 75g ground oats 75g rolled oats 1tsp ginger 1tsp cinnamon 1/2tsp nutmeg 50g coconut sugar/brown sugar 1 egg or a vegan alternative to bind Method […]Read more
Head over to the new Team Page of the Coaching Department to meet all the great coaches that go out to our schools to deliver fun and exciting lessons, clubs and camps throughout the year. With great sporting experience between them, they provide the kids with a range of sports including athletics, football, gymnastics, street […]Read more
RPE: Rate of Perceived Exertion Today I’ll be writing about one of the ways of measuring how hard (or not) you’re training during an actual workout. Firstly, RPE stands for Rate of Perceived Exertion and it’s commonly used as a tool of gauging how hard an exercise is for yourself or somebody else – I […]Read more
An arms blast workout is a great way to get a stronger upper body whilst working the core for stability and protecting the back. Always warm up sufficiently either on a piece of cardio or with active stretches. Biceps 12 x 3 sets light weight Bicep Curls – perform action with both arms simultaneously. Minimise […]Read more