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Views from the people of Rugged on the topics we care about
What is Freedom Gaming?
Monday, January 18, 2021

We’ve recently designed, developed and launched a new product, Freedom Gaming, which is the most technically challenging thing we’ve ever done - all during lockdown and the misplaced freedom we had during the summer weeks...

Once we’d conquered the inevitable…

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Finding the Feel-Good Amongst the 2020 Storm
Thursday, December 17, 2020

How do you describe 2020? Unprecedented? Challenging? The year the world went pear shaped? (Alternatively, you may just not want to answer that!)

Despite the difficult times, there’s been a surprising amount of good and uplifting moments that have emerged…

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FUNctional Fitness For The Festive Season (place tongue in cheek and read on…)
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

With Christmas just around the corner, most of us are already knee-deep in empty Quality Street tubs and have loosened the belt to ensure that extra mince pie doesn’t feel too snug.

But Christmas isn’t a time to dwell on…

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We’ve got a new website. And yes, it follows the three second rule
Wednesday, December 2, 2020

OK, so we have a new website – why should you care?

Good question. Companies refresh, remodel, remake theirs the whole time, correct. But for us, this wasn’t just because we felt we should, we absolutely needed to.

Why? Three…

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The Rugged Podcast - Ep 1: A Catch-up with Dr Phil Heaton
Friday, November 27, 2020

For the first episode of The Rugged Podcast, we sent Robin (our Sales Manager) to meet up with Orthopaedic Surgeon and CardioWall fanatic, Dr Phil Heaton at his home in Lincoln. Dr Heaton was one of Rugged's first CardioWall customers,…

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Park Re-opening? Here’s 3 Top Tips for Making it Memorable
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Indoor adventure parks, after months of closure, are now beginning to open up in countries across the globe. 

Of course there are strict guidelines to follow about distancing and cleanliness, but many parks will wonder: can we even attract enough…

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Treading Lightly As We Go...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

During the time we’ve been locked down we’ve all seen the dramatic rise in the use of single use plastics for gloves, masks and visors - and while this was obviously unavoidable here at Rugged we thought it would be…

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What Lockdown Has Taught Us...
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Lockdown. More than a moment to pause and think. A stop in our tracks and suspension of normal life. 

Both personally, and as a business, there’s been time to reflect, time to set new goals, and time to reassess strategy…

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A Message from the Market [CoronaPod Ep 2]
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

During lockdown, we’ve been picking the brains of park builders, operators and suppliers from the FEC industry. For some, the way we are working had changed dramatically, and for others, it has been a chance to re-focus, evolve and adapt.…

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How Are You Using Your Time Differently? [CoronaPod Ep 1]
Thursday, May 21, 2020

During Covid-lockdown, we’ve had the fantastic opportunity to catch up with park builders, operators and suppliers from around the industry. For some, the way we are working had changed dramatically, and for others, it has been a chance to…

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