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3 Short, Sharp Fitness Blasts

Summer is upon us and like myself, most people are loving the idea of taking advantage of the longer days, warmer weather and feeling fitter, stronger and generally more awesome! With this beautiful weather were experiencing you might want to … Continue reading

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5 Phenomenal Ways To Improve Your Burpees

As most of you know I’m currently facing the task of doing a fair few (250+) burpees for charity so thought I’d share a few things I had learnt to help you improve your burpees. But firstly a few givens! … Continue reading

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Deck of Cards Workout!

Hi Guys, it’s Louis here with your weekly dose of the Wednesday Workout. For those of you who come to my classes you’ll know I like to keep things interesting and fresh and last week the dreaded deck of cards … Continue reading

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Childhood Obesity Review: Lessons to Learn

I’m currently doing a research review in childhood obesity as part of my studies, and if I’m honest some of the statistics are scary! But there is also a lot to learn from these findings. Current Findings In 2010 around … Continue reading

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Why Your Cheat Meals Are Ruining Your Progress

Before I start this blog I should let you know that I follow a lot of leading nutritionists in the industry, so come across a lot of conflicting opinions and findings, as nutrition is still a fairly new area of … Continue reading

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Food Prep With Louis

A Fool Proof Way To Lose Weight, Save Money AND Time. Whilst Being Full! This is your weekly dose of meal on a plate….except it’s in Tupperware boxes and multiple meals!! Don’t you just love food prep! I’ve played around … Continue reading

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Get Ready For The Burn! Kettlebell and Barbell Workout

Hi guys, it’s Louis and here’s your weekly dose of Workout Wednesday! For those of you who know me, I like to get the most out of my workouts when I’m taking a class. But this also goes for me … Continue reading

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Goal Setting – Why You Should Be Setting Process Goals Ahead of Outcomes!

  Goal setting….we’ve all been there! You’re ready to make a change, you’re sat thinking about setting that end goal to keep you focused; whether it be fitness, physical or even a weight goal. Specifically with a weight goal, as personal trainers, … Continue reading

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Is There Such A Thing As Bad Food? Or Just Bad Quantities?

We’ve all heard of clean eating, cheat days and bad foods and with an increased awareness of nutritional habits and more foods becoming more readily available through immediate means, how do we decide what to eat? Many foods are endorsed … Continue reading

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Getting To Know Louis

We’d like to say welcome to our new(ish) Personal Trainer, Louis, to motive8 North. Having survived his first two months, and making a huge impact in his personal training sessions and classes, we thought we’d invite you to find out more … Continue reading

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