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Pump your Arms!

Excuse me! Coming through…. Nothing to see here other than the guy with the best arms imaginable. But I’m not just walking by to show off my guns, I’m here to share knowledge and exercises of how to pump your arms effectively with maximum efficiency! From experience, with “arms” the goals are usually different depending […]

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HIIT the Heart & Core

Right! I’m back with another one. To hit the heart and core, and to answer the most frequently asked question from people who want to lose their “belly”… Question – How do I see my abs? Answer – Exercise your heart and lungs to burn body fat by using cv machines or HIIT exercises. Any […]

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Gaining Muscle Mass – Top tips and tricks

Many people who go to the gym do so because they either want to lose weight, primarily in the form of body fat, and/or because they want to put more muscle onto their frame. Losing weight attracts a lot of focus because it is definitely the most popular goal among gym goers, however putting on […]

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Glute Workout

This workout is for those whose focus on glutes is a primary gain objective. It’s the ‘in’ thing to have a well-rounded backside which in turn, comes with gains on the upper legs – quadriceps, hamstrings, adductors and abductors. Each exercise listed below is designed to focus on your glutes. Please remember – your glutes […]

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Exercise, Activity and Movement – How much should I do?

When it comes to exercise it’s easy to feel lost in a sea of information, all of differing quality and sometimes offering completely opposing advice. Specifically questions about exercise, daily activity and movement can all cause huge amounts of controversy as well as information overload. So today we’re going to have a look at some […]

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A yoga teacher’s guide to starting yoga….

Have you ever muttered the words “I can’t do yoga, I’m not flexible enough”? As yoga teachers, we hear it a lot. Guess what? You don’t need to be flexible to do yoga. Flexibility is more of a side effect of yoga. Let me break some things down for you to give you a better […]

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Boxing for Fitness – Why It’s so great!

It’s no secret that I love combat sports, I have dedicated my whole adult life and a large part of my childhood to becoming a true mixed martial artist and becoming proficient in as many fighting disciplines as I could. For most people, their introduction to the whole martial arts world can be found in […]

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A Day of Eating – What do I eat and why?

At motive8 we do our very best to give straightforward lifestyle advice and recommendations to help supplement the training you do with us. But its also really important to practice what you preach! So with April 7th, World Health Day, having just passed, I thought it would be a good idea to break down what […]

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HIIT and Cardio

There has been a recent popularisation of HIIT or High Intensity Interval Training as the new go-to form of cardio for you to get into. But what is HIIT? Why is it getting such acclaim? Furthermore, what’s the point of cardio at all? It’s often people’s least favourite part of a workout, can we get […]

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A Personal Trainers Guide to….Gym Accessories

When people start consistently going to the gym and begin taking their health and fitness more seriously, it is not uncommon to start exploring the plethora of gym accessories available. From protein shake bottles to specialist trainers, from fancy gloves to complicated contraptions, the amount of supplementary gym goods you can buy is nearly endless […]

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Lunchtime 30min HIIT

The Tuesday lunchtime class here at motive8 North is a 30min HIIT and core class. With more people coming back to the offices it’s a perfect way to break up your day and get your heart rate pumping! HIIT classes are great because they usually use little to no equipment and can be done anywhere. […]

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Motive8 member of the month

At motive8 you know we love to celebrate our clients and Christine is our new member of the month. What makes me so proud is the dedication our clients have to us and their training, it reminds me that we’re obviously doing something right and delivering our promises to you. How long have you been […]

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What is the best diet for me?

It’s really tricky nowadays working out what kind of diet is right for you. There is so much information, accurate, bogus or contested, that circulates all over our social media, the TV and in our conversations with others. Today I’m going to break down some of the essential information for you to make an informed […]

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