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MOTIVE'S METHODS

PHASE 1: ASSESS

Begin your journey by meeting one of our experts who will understand your goals and needs. If we're a good fit, we'll guide you; if not, we'll help you find the right path.

Schedule a Free Consult by filling out the form below. We're excited to meet you!

PHASE 2: DEVELOP

Work 1-on-1 with an Active Life professional to develop essential skills, habits, and the right mindset to achieve your dream goals discussed in the Assess phase.

Think of this as creating the

groundwork for a more fulfilling life.

PHASE 3: ASCEND

You're now moving comfortably, feeling confident in your abilities, and have built positive habits.

In this phase, you'll engage in an individually tailored program within a small group setting, guided by

our experts.

PHASE 4: OPTIMIZE

You're now better than ever, with newfound energy and a strong sense of self.

We're here to help

you maintain your incredible progress through a professionally designed program and continuous

support from our team.

PHASE 1: ASSESS

Begin your journey by meeting one of our experts who will understand your goals and needs. If we're a good fit, we'll guide you; if not, we'll help you find the right path.

Schedule a Free Consult by filling out the form below. We're excited to meet you!

PHASE 2: DEVELOP

Work 1-on-1 with an Active Life professional to develop essential skills, habits, and the right mindset to achieve your dream goals discussed in the Assess phase.

Think of this as creating the

groundwork for a more fulfilling life.

PHASE 3: ASCEND

You're now moving comfortably, feeling confident in your abilities, and have built positive habits.

In this phase, you'll engage in an individually tailored program within a small group setting, guided by

our experts.

PHASE 4: OPTIMIZE

You're now better than ever, with newfound energy and a strong sense of self.

We're here to help

you maintain your incredible progress through a professionally designed program and continuous

support from our team.

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ABOUT MOTIVES

Motives Movement was founded in 2013 to inspire people to take responsibility for their health and wellness. Since our inception we have served thousands of people. We are on a mission to help people who are living in discomfort or pain reclaim their active lives and participate in their favorite activities more fully expressed than they otherwise would.

OUR TEAM

MIKE DEMARCO

Owner

ALEXA FAN

Coach

What Our Gym Offers

1-on-1 Coaching

"Your Personalized Path to Success with 1-on-1 Training"

At Motives, we understand that everyone is unique, with their own motivations, fitness history, and scheduling constraints. Our 1-on-1 personal training is tailored to your individual needs, ensuring you reach your goals, no matter where you're starting from.

Group Coaching

Small Group Training in Millstone Offers Personalized Coaching, Accountability, and More! At Motives, we work hard and we play hard. Join us for Small Group Training and get real results... from sustainable changes in your health to improved overall fitness, we’re your source for quality fitness training in Millstone. No matter whether it’s your first time stepping into the gym or your thousandth, we’ll work closely with you to create a personalized plan that will fast-track your results.

Nutrition Coaching

At Motives, we see nutrition coaching as more than just numbers and rigid meal plans. We take a personalized approach, delving into the root causes of your behaviors and habits. By understanding your unique challenges and aspirations, we craft nutrition plans that are sustainable, enjoyable, and effective for the long haul.

OUR PROGRAMS

1-on-1 Coaching

"Your Personalized Path to Success with 1-on-1 Training"

At Motives, we understand that everyone is unique, with their own motivations, fitness history, and scheduling constraints. Our 1-on-1 personal training is tailored to your individual needs, ensuring you reach your goals, no matter where you're starting from.

Group Coaching

Small Group Training in Millstone Offers Personalized Coaching, Accountability, and More! At Motives, we work hard and we play hard. Join us for Small Group Training and get real results... from sustainable changes in your health to improved overall fitness, we’re your source for quality fitness training in Millstone. No matter whether it’s your first time stepping into the gym or your thousandth, we’ll work closely with you to create a personalized plan that will fast-track your results.

Nutrition Coaching

At Motives, we see nutrition coaching as more than just numbers and rigid meal plans. We take a personalized approach, delving into the root causes of your behaviors and habits. By understanding your unique challenges and aspirations, we craft nutrition plans that are sustainable, enjoyable, and effective for the long haul.

OUR SCHEDULE By Appointment Only

MOTIVES Success

At Motives, we're dedicated to helping you achieve your health and wellness goals. Whether you're

on a journey to shed pounds, boost your energy, or simply feel more confident, our nutrition

coaching is your ticket to success. If you're ready to seize control of your health and transform your

life, reach out to us today to discover how we can guide you to your goals.

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Jon Marx

“Since coming to Motives and working with Ashley and the team I am slowly making my way out of pain week in and week out.”

“I have significantly improved my overall fitness and confidence, and I am also not as hesitant to do the things I love outside of the gym like fishing trips to Florida with my friends.”

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Cara Maellena

“I needed external support, motivation, and guidance. I lacked it in a home gym, and it frustrated me. I would say 5 on a 1-10 scale.”

“I like that Motives works on a long term solution. It helped me with consistency, I haven’t taken a break yet from the gym except for my much deserved vacation time.”

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Dylan Connelly

“I struggled with seasonal depression and anxiety. I was on medication, and I don't have to take medicines anymore.”

“I am able to do activities with my children without complaining about aches and energy levels. I am happier and stronger!”

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THE SECRET TO GETTING MORE OUT

January 26, 20235 min read

THE SECRET TO GETTING MORE OUT OF YOUR WORKOUTS: 3 TIPS FOR WORKING SMART FOR OPTIMAL RESULTS

  • 01 - 25 - 2023 Michael DeMarco

Are you a hard worker? We live in an era that celebrates those who push themselves to achieve more and work harder. But we believe in more than just working more and more. We believe hard work should come with the idea of effective work, as well as smart work.

It’s not lazy to know just how much work you need to put in to get better; it’s smart. You don’t need to be working harder until something gives; instead, strive for more effective work that leads to better results without damaging your body. You don’t need to settle with physical aches and pains due to overexerting yourself; you can strive for progress without compromising your health.

Achieving success isn’t just about working harder – it’s also about getting better without burning out or getting hurt in the process. It takes intelligence, discipline, and motivation to make this work successfully. To stay competitive in today’s world, you must have the ability to think outside of the box, analyze data quickly and accurately, take risks when needed but also manage time wisely so that your efforts are effective instead of exhausting.

So what is the key difference between hard work and smart work?

Fitness Secret of empowerment

HARD WORK VS. SMART WORK

Hard work is when an individual puts their mind, body, and soul into one task until it is finished — no matter how long it takes them or how difficult the task may be.

Smart workers are those who use their limited resources (time, energy, skills) efficiently and effectively – they prioritize tasks that will benefit them most while delegating smaller or less important tasks if they can afford it. They know how much effort they need to exert for each task so that they are as productive as possible while avoiding any unnecessary strain on their body or mind.

Indeed, hard work often pays off; however, by adopting a “smarter not harder” approach toward your goals you can increase your chances of success significantly while reducing the risk of burnout dramatically. That said, if done correctly it can yield tremendous rewards both personally and professionally – not only will you be able to accomplish more but also have more time for yourself or other activities.

  1. Be Realistic With Your Goals: Set Smart, Achievable Fitness Targets

  2. Be Mindful of Time Commitment: Work Smarter and Fit Exercise into Your Schedule

  3. Focus On Quality Rather Than Quantity for Maximum Fitness Results with Minimal Effort

BE REALISTIC WITH YOUR GOALS: SET SMART, ACHIEVABLE FITNESS TARGETS

It is important to set realistic goals for yourself to be successful. Oftentimes, people get overly ambitious and set unrealistic goals that are difficult to achieve in a short period. When crafting fitness targets, it is important to make sure that they are smart and achievable. Consider breaking bigger objectives into smaller, more manageable chunks over different periods and ensure that they are within your physical capabilities. Setting realistic expectations will help increase your chance of success and help keep you motivated throughout the journey.

BE MINDFUL OF TIME COMMITMENT: WORK SMARTER AND FIT EXERCISE INTO YOUR SCHEDULE

Working out doesn’t have to take up large chunks of your day; instead, you can create smarter goals and combine different activities that yield results. For example, why not take the stairs instead of the elevator while heading into work or trekk a little further during your daily walks? There are plenty of creative methods for incorporating exercise without committing large portions of time. Try taking these smaller steps whenever you can – throughout the week, you will begin to notice the changes in your health, mood, and energy levels resulting from your commitment to fitness.

FOCUS ON QUALITY RATHER THAN QUANTITY FOR MAXIMUM FITNESS RESULTS WITH MINIMAL EFFORT

Fitness can be an overwhelming pursuit, especially if you feel like you’re trying to do too much and going nowhere fast. That being said, quantity does not always equal quality. To get the best fitness results in the least amount of time, try focusing on quality rather than quantity. Focus on deliberate and conscious movements to maximize your workouts and reach your fitness goals with minimal effort. Taking small steps towards fitness every day will help build sustainable results over time that ultimately yield better fitness results than if you were simply stressing yourself out trying to do more exercises or longer workout times. Quality is key when it comes to maximizing fitness success!

CONCLUSION

Working smarter, not harder, is the key to achieving your fitness goals more effectively. Be realistic when it comes to setting targets and don’t be afraid to think outside of the box when incorporating exercise into your daily routine – there are plenty of creative ways that you can make small but meaningful changes towards better health without over-exerting yourself. Finally, prioritize quality over quantity for maximum results with minimal effort; focus on deliberate and conscious movements so that you can get more out of each workout session while avoiding burnout or injury in the long run. With these tips in mind, we wish you all the best as you embark upon your journey toward a healthier lifestyle!

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• Discover more effective ways to reach and maintain your fitness goals

• Get tailored advice from a dedicated team of professional trainers

• Receive personalized guidance to maximize progress with minimal effort

• Find the motivation and inspiration you need to stay committed along the way

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