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How To Make The Most Of Your Student Gym

Posted on December 6, 2016 by Jasmine Shaddock

Students who make the most of their onsite gyms have been proven to achieve higher grades, reduce their stress levels and sleep well. We believe gyms to be motivating and inspiring places for students. Find out how we recommend making... Continue reading →

Building a Private Gym for the Whole Family

Posted on November 29, 2016 by Jasmine Shaddock

Private home gyms are one of the ultimate ways of staying fit. But gyms aren’t just for busy grown-ups. A growing trend is installing a home gym for the whole family – kids, parents and even grandparents ! Nick Sadler,... Continue reading →

Health & Safety and Operational Considerations in Residential and Hotel Gym & Spa Facilities

Posted on November 21, 2016 by Kim Mead

motive8’s Rob Clarke has been working on a series of educational white papers to cover different aspects of Gym & Spa operations where specialist support is often needed. The first of these covers Health & Safety and Operational Considerations in... Continue reading →

How to Build a Stunning Hotel Gym

Posted on November 16, 2016 by Jasmine Shaddock

Hotels with a gym and spa have a huge appeal for travellers looking for a bit of luxury – but first impressions are crucial. Gone are the days when gyms and spas were exclusive to large hotels. Smaller hotels can... Continue reading →

Ways To Stay Fit In An Office

Posted on November 8, 2016 by Jasmine Shaddock

It is estimated that four in five Brits have a desk job where they are required to work sitting down for more than five hours a day. We recently wrote a post on some of the symptoms that come with... Continue reading →

Gym Modifications for Users with Disabilities

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Jasmine Shaddock

After celebrating the incredible success of Great Britain’s Paralympic team in Rio Olympics 2016, we take a look at the facilities our gyms can provide a little closer to home. Finishing with a record breaking 147 medals, we can all... Continue reading →

motive8’s Surrey to Brighton Bike Ride

Posted on October 4, 2016 by Kim Mead

20 riders // 52 miles // buckets of rain!! Not one person woke up on Saturday morning wanting to join our Surrey to Brighton bike ride! The grim weather forecast had been the main point of discussion during the week... Continue reading →

What is Employee Wellness?

Posted on October 4, 2016 by Gordon Smith

Healthy and happy staff are absent less and more productive – that’s a fact.[1] Throughout the corporate world, both employees and staff are changing their attitudes towards health and wellbeing in the workplace. 88% of CEOs now say they have... Continue reading →

The new motive8 Gym & Spa Brochure is out now

Posted on September 27, 2016 by Kim Mead

We are extremely pleased to share the latest edition of our Gym & Spa brochure. Hot off the press this new brochure is a very visual showcase of our work, covering all industry sectors and offering an overview of our... Continue reading →

How to Ensure Your Student Gym Caters for All

Posted on September 13, 2016 by Jasmine Shaddock

Gyms in student accommodation are great for helping students keep fit, healthy and well. They can help work off the stresses and strains of studying and exam pressures. A well designed student gym will have something to suit everyone’s style... Continue reading →

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