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Creating Luxury in Residential Gym Design

Posted on June 29, 2016 by Jasmine Shaddock

Residential gyms can be exclusive, luxury spaces and still charge members a price well below the average UK gym membership. With the average UK gym membership costing around £40 per month, a well-designed residential gym that undercuts this price can... Continue reading →

motive8’s Nick Sadler in the Evening Standard

Posted on June 24, 2016 by Kim Mead

In a fantastic article in the Evening Standard on Wednesday 22nd June regarding the growing popularity of residential gyms in London’s new build homes, motive8 has been involved in three of the five schemes mentioned. At Goodman’s Fields, motive8 provided... Continue reading →

5 Best Practices for Good Gym Design

Posted on June 14, 2016 by Jasmine Shaddock

A designed gym by professionals is a completely different experience to a room with just a few pieces of equipment. Over the last year gym membership across the UK has increased by 44% showing that more and more people nationwide are committing... Continue reading →

Tips for Student Gym Design in Small Spaces

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Jasmine Shaddock

Student gyms continue to grow in popularity as more university accommodation is being built. Although they are always a highlight and huge selling point to student living, student gyms can sometimes be a little small. Here are our top tips for designing... Continue reading →

Corporate Wellbeing That Goes Beyond the Gym

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Jasmine Shaddock

Keeping employees fit and healthy often extends beyond the walls of the office gym. Here are some tips for putting an unbeatable corporate wellness strategy into place that involves activities outside the gym. If you’ve read our post on the... Continue reading →

Octane Fitness launches the Zero Runner

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Kim Mead

motive8 has been working with Octane Fitness for almost 10 years. As a manufacturer of some of the best cross trainers in the world, we regularly recommend and install their ellipticals into residential, corporate, student, hotel and private sector gyms.... Continue reading →

La dolce vita: a trip to Italy with Starpool

Posted on May 10, 2016 by Nick Sadler

Last week I had a great trip to Italy, courtesy of Starpool, which designs and manufactures high end spas for both professional and home settings. Its product range is incredible – from steam to heat, saunas to salt, sensory showers... Continue reading →

#hellbeingwellbeing – Is Density a Negating Factor to our Wellbeing?

Posted on May 10, 2016 by Layla Smith

I attended an event recently, where the topic of discussion was living with density and the impact that has on wellbeing. There were five speakers, all of whom presented their view on the subject according to their area of expertise.... Continue reading →

The Greatest (Fitness) Show on Earth: What I saw at FIBO

Posted on April 26, 2016 by Kim Mead

Let’s make one thing clear: FIBO, the global fitness and trade show for the fitness and power sports sector, is massive. Huge. Colossal. It’s the biggest show of its kind in the world and, every year I go, it’s bigger... Continue reading →

How to Separate Work From Play With Your Home Gym

Posted on April 19, 2016 by Jasmine Shaddock

On the path to staying fit, it’s equally important to train your mind as well as your body. This is why keeping your home gym separate from your office space is so important if you work from home. Having a... Continue reading →

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