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Views from the people of Rugged on the topics we care about
Exercise on Mental Health Wards: The Covid Challenge
Friday, April 23, 2021

Lockdown has been tough on many groups of people in the UK, and the impact on the mental health of the nation – in both young and old – has been widely documented.

One issue that we at Rugged have…

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Exercise and Mental Health: Small Steps, Big Differences
Thursday, April 8, 2021

All movement matters. Whether it’s walking up the stairs rather than cruising up in a lift, a lunchtime jog rather than a lunchtime slog, or morning yoga rather than yet-another-lie-in. Getting up, getting out and active is beneficial not just…

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Shining a Spotlight on Children’s Mental Health Week
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Children’s Mental Health Week runs from 1st – 7th February, and this year, more than ever, we want to shine a spotlight on it.

In the UK, one in every six 5-16 year olds suffers with mental health issues, and…

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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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Caring for Your Mental Health During Lockdown
Monday, March 30, 2020

Around a third of the world’s population are currently on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. From Italy to India, Britain to Barcelona and Beijing, many millions of us are trying to adapt to this new way of life.

For…

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Feel Good Fitness – Making the Link Between Exercise and Mental Wellness
Thursday, June 27, 2019

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘healthy body equals healthy mind’, but how many of us really consider the benefits of exercise for our mental health?

According to a recent survey, 31% of people exercise to improve their mental health.…

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CardioWall Receives Disability IFI Accreditation
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Rugged Interactive is extremely proud to announce that The English Federation of Disability Sport has awarded the CardioWall its IFI accreditation.

This means that those organisations wishing to provide an environment that’s fully accessible to all, can choose the CardioWall…

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