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Views from the people of Rugged on the topics we care about
How Leisure Centres Can Help Reconnect Communities
Friday, January 21, 2022

The coronavirus pandemic has left tens of thousands of people in desperate need of better connection and support. Now two years on from drastic changes to our everyday lifestyle, wellbeing and security, there are organisations and community centres searching for…

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Only 8% of People Keep Theirs, So Here's Our Top Tips
Wednesday, January 5, 2022

New year, new me! It's 2022, you've set your resolutions for the year, but you're already struggling to commit... don't worry, it's a familiar story.

Whether it's exercising more, limiting your screen time or spending more time with loved ones…

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Getting Out There – Rugged’s 2021 Round Up
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

If we had to describe 2021 in two words, we’d call it a ‘roller coaster’. From COP26 to Tokyo 2020 (which was actually held in 2021), this year had it all. It’s been far from plain sailing for most of…

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Rugged’s 12 Days of Evergreen Christmas
Monday, December 13, 2021

The 12 days of Christmas. Is it a carol? (Yes.) Is it the period that runs from 25th December to 6th January? (Yes again.) In more modern times, most companies and brands also run their own ’12 days’ usually from…

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Indoor Climbing is Changing, and I Can’t Wait!
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

You may have seen that Rugged exhibited for the first time at the Association of British Climbing (ABC) annual conference recently; showing how we’re gamifying climbing walls with our interactive products. The aim: to increase accessibility, competitiveness and enjoyment for…

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Climbing’s Olympic Debut – Will it be taken to new heights?
Monday, August 2, 2021

Climbing’s Olympic Debut – Will it be taken to new heights?

The International Olympic Committee added climbing to the Olympic programme for Tokyo 2020, and we can’t wait to watch! Climbing combines strength, agility, coordination and bravery – add it…

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Physical Activity in Schools: Are We Teaching Our Children Properly?
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Regardless of age, being active is fundamental for our physical and mental health and wellbeing. Whether it’s structured exercise or just habits incorporated into our daily lifestyle, such as taking the stairs instead of escalators or walking instead of driving;…

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How I Turned Being Banned from the US into my Most Successful Year Yet
Monday, June 14, 2021

How to be a successful US Sales Manager in 2021 without being able to set foot in America could almost be a board game, where the aim is to overcome certain obstacles and restrictions before the last flight leaves. The…

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Best For... Growing Memberships
Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Welcome back to our ‘Best For’ series where we select some of our best interactive picks for your trampoline or indoor adventure park. This week, we’re ‘thinking tactically’ about how our products can help you grow your membership numbers!

Creating a…

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Best for... Retrofit Upgrades
Monday, April 26, 2021

Welcome back to our ‘Best For’ series where we highlight some of our best picks for your indoor adventure centre. As parks start to reopen and guests come flooding back, we’re focusing on something there’s been a lot of attention…

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