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20 Minute Full Body Workout

We recently posted a motivational monday picture which listed some of the excuses people come up with not to work out: I’m tired, it’s too cold, it’s too hot, its raining, it’s too late – you get the idea. In … Continue reading

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Reasons Why I Love Life At Motive8 North

So, it is coming up to about a year since, I started working for motive8 North, well I originally started on work experience and then Jenny was mad enough to offer me  job. It’s crazy to think it’s been that … Continue reading

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Meet Motive8’s New Personal Trainer – Emily!

Emily has recently joined the team at motive8 as a Personal Trainer, with a First Class BSc in Nutrition, we’re excited about learning as much about nutrition from Emily as we can. Despite being quite new to the industry, Emily … Continue reading

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Food Trackers – Good or Bad?

Up until about a month ago I had always tried to eat healthy but never counted my calorie intake. If I was eating mostly proteins, good carbohydrates and good fats – whilst limiting the ‘crap’ foods I would be happy. … Continue reading

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20 Minute HIIT Workout – Time Out Workout

Sometimes we can be pulled in so many different directions that fitting in a workout can get pushed to the bottom of the priority pile. But, doing some exercise is not only important physical health and goals but is important … Continue reading

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Alex’s Healthy Veggie Chilli Recipe

I just stepped back into the studio from nearly getting blown away during lunch time class, and Brrrrrrr it is cold (when the sun goes in)! I’m not generally a big fan of Autumn, but one part of Autumn I … Continue reading

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Holiday Hill Sprints Workout

I am back! Did you miss me? I know without having to ask that all my personal training clients and class members did for sure, after all I do know how to put the ‘fun’ in functional don’t I??? (feel … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Beginner Runners

When you first start running or even think about going running it can all feel a bit daunting. Stepping away from the treadmill to the great outdoors can often seem quite an intimidating prospect. What about all those others runners? … Continue reading

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Cardio vs Resistance Workout

As our one day Motive8 Fitness Fiesta approaches, I can’t help but start to plan the classes already. It means that I can try them out in advance and iron out any timing problems, add progressions and modifications or rethink … Continue reading

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Total Body TRX Workout

We wrote a HIIT and TRX workout a few months ago. This time I thought I would share a Total Body TRX Workout with you. Many of my personal training clients are interested in fat loss or improving their muscle tone, … Continue reading

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