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Glute Workout for Runners

Your gluteus maximus is the largest, most powerful muscle to work against gravity. It is the main muscle responsible for keeping our torso upright in an erect position. It’s the chief muscle that aids in walking up stairs. Not only is the gluteus maximus involved in high-power and speed sports such as running, it’s also […]

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Workout for Shot Put

Explosive Power. Technique. Balance. Timing.  Those are the four attributes that – when perfected – demonstrates the perfect shot put! But nobody is born with the ability to produce the perfect shot put because nobody is born with those four attributes. They’re not passed down through genetics, they’re enhanced through workouts and training; perfected with […]

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Help to avoid a stitch!

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had a stitch whilst walking quicker than your usual pace! Some studies say that a stitch comes from a build-up of lactic acid. Others that a stitch is caused by eating and drinking too quickly before exercise. More recently, studies suggest a stitch is caused by irritation of the […]

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Workout of the week- Core Burn

Here we are again, another workout for the week. Its been decent weather recently (a bit nippy at times). Hot enough to burn calories just standing there on certain days. So we are going to bring continuance of the burn with this workout – a core burn! This is a time trial workout. The faster, […]

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Metabolisms – What is fact and what is fiction?

Metabolism is the technical term for the process by which your body converts food into energy. However, this seemingly innocuous process is the root of much frustration, anger and resentment in the fitness world. People who struggle with losing weight will complain of too slow a metabolism and the frustration of gaining weight by even […]

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Motive8 Games

And it’s the tale of the take; the story of the titans; the moment of truth, this is MOTIVE8 GAMES! When it’s the 21st September 2022, its National Fitness day! A day we acknowledge and challenge our own fitness – Nationally. A day we get to compete and meet new people. A day we have […]

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Charity Coastal Ramble

Motive8 are taking part in Yorkshire’s Brain Tumour Charity’s ‘North Yorkshire Coastal Ramble ‘– a 21.5 mile walk from Scarborough to Whitby on the 10th September. From coast to coast, beach to beach, views to views, sand to sand…….Ladies and Gentleman… Let’s get ready to RAMBLE! Once you’ve signed up and have committed to the […]

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8 Week Programme for the Abbey Dash 10K

Here at motive8 we recognise the importance for runners to cross train. With this in mind, motive8 will be delivering an 8 week programme specifically aimed at runners. The bonus is that it is timed perfectly to get people ready for the Abbey Dash! This programme is not here to make you run (you’ll have […]

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The Secrets to Great Cardio

Do you feel gassed out when you run, row, cycle or swim, or do you get out of breath during your day to day activities? This is a common malady that gym goers want to get rid of. It’s one of the most common areas of desired improvement, often classified under the trusty old, “I […]

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Full-Body Blast Workout

Today I’m going to provide some workout inspiration, offering you some workouts that you can try to work on all the large muscle groups in your body, test your core strength, and push your lungs to the limit! There’s a few different versions depending on your experience or just what level of challenge you’re looking […]

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Change & Mindset – How to keep your training fun and dynamic!

It’s common for people to say they don’t like going to the gym because they don’t know what to do and eventually get bored. Similarly, people may start training, and be making good progress, but eventually they find the same old routine is just not exciting enough to keep them engaged. Then they find reasons […]

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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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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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