GYM & SPA
Bespoke wellbeing and fitness solutions including gym, pool, sauna, steam and spa design and fit out, facility management and gym & pool maintenance. We also deliver fitness services to residents, employees and individuals.
We work within the residential, corporate, home, student, PRS and education sectors.
The importance of an effective leisure management contract and how it can help Property Managers stay in line with industry best practice.Read more
The groundwork of happiness is health. A big part of achieving those optimum health and well-being levels is through nutrition. Eating well and balancing your diet is a virtue all of us should possess. The month of October in the UK is known as Black History Month and in the past couple of months, through […]Read more
Have you heard of intermittent fasting? Mostly likely yes, but how much do you know about it? You may assume it is just the next fad diet, and it is becoming a popular way to lose weight, but studies are showing a host of other beneficial effects on our bodies that should interest us all. […]Read more
What is isometric exercise? Simply put, is it an exercise which is performed with a muscle engagement without a movement. Why isometric exercises? It is fun! It is competitive! It can be performed with a gym buddy or at home. It builds strength, doesn’t stress the joints and speeds up recovery from injury. Golden Rule: […]Read more
‘I am always stressed’ I don’t know about you but I find myself saying this more and more at the moment, but worse still I sometimes just accept this as the norm! It shouldn’t be the norm, however, it is okay to feel stressed sometimes. Let me explain… Stress and anxiety Stress and anxiety feelings […]Read more
At motive8 our management services extend way beyond the smooth running of gym and spa facilities. At each site we offer a wide range of bespoke fitness services including personal training, gym inductions, injury rehabilitation, swimming lessons and fitness classes, which are tailored depending on the demand of its members. Last month we celebrated ‘National […]Read more
Hit a plateau in your arm training? Try this to kick start your results again at the end of your normal workout. Pick a weight that you can do for 20 reps without losing strict form and try the following: Dumbbell Bicep Curls x 20 Dead Hang as long as possible Dumbbell Tricep Kickbacks x […]Read more
Here at motive8 we strongly believe it is important to look after your physical health but also your wellbeing, which incorporates your mental and social state and incorporates the following: The sense of feeling good about ourselves and being able to function well individually or in relationships The ability to deal with the ups and […]Read more
If you, like many others, have worked from home throughout the lockdown period, it is possible that your body has/is lacking Vitamin D. As humans, we need Vitamin D to help the body in calcium and phosphate absorption from our diet, as this is essential to maintain healthy bones, teeth and soft tissue (muscles) around […]Read more
Westminster Bridge, located on the banks of the River Thames sets a new standard for student life in London. At the beginning of 2020, motive8 were commissioned by urbanest to re-design an existing gym on the lower ground floor at this popular student development and to upgrade all the equipment. Additional space was allocated to improve […]Read more
Rather than picking up a milk chocolate bar (that has less antioxidant-rich cocoa and more sugar) the next time you’re in the supermarket, try purchasing a healthier option. Go with Dark Chocolate, as it is known to be good for your heart and boosts brain power along with other health benefits. You may not realise […]Read more
Be Strong in September! Challenge yourself and include the following workout into your weekly routine – the aim is to complete the challenge at least twice per week: x3 sets of 15 Burpees – 30 seconds of rest in between x3 supersets of 10 Jump Squats followed by 30 seconds of Mountain Climbers – 15 […]Read more
This month we are looking at the often overlooked importance of breathing in exercise and for your general wellbeing. Breathing is one of the few constants we have in life and breathing properly can influence the overall flow of our energy, which in turn changes our physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. The average person’s lungs […]Read more