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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 →

Creating Space: Keeping Your Office Gym Tidy

Posted on April 19, 2016 by Jasmine Shaddock

One of the most essential parts of making sure a communal space is always used is keeping it tidy. No-one wants to sit and read next an overflowing bin or leftover food wrappers from someone else’s lunch break. The same... Continue reading →

How to Design a Student Gym That Will Always be Used

Posted on April 4, 2016 by Jasmine Shaddock

Finding the space One of the most common challenges that gym designers are faced with in student halls is the amount of space allocated to the gym. Typically, a student gym will be in a breakout space that will have... Continue reading →

Watch our new Gym & Spa residential video

Posted on March 31, 2016 by Kim Mead

It’s been in the making for a few months now but we are pleased to announce that to the motive8 Gym & Spa residential promotional video is finally complete. Several hours of filming and editing have gone into what we... Continue reading →

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