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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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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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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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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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Anthony Joshua, Kaizen and Rugged
Thursday, March 26, 2020

It’s been said so often that it’s become a truism - the way to success is continuous improvement (Kaizen) - just look at how Toyota became the biggest car firm in the world!

And so of course, every self-respecting…

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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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Fashionable Fitness for 2019 – What’s on the List? (Part 2 of 2)
Thursday, January 24, 2019

It’s finally here, the blog you’ve all been waiting for… Rugged’s view on ACSM’s 2019 Health and Fitness Trends (Part 2)!

Employing Certified Fitness Professionals – A new addition to the list this year, it shows how much the…

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Anthony Joshua recruits Rugged for his next big fight
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Anthony Joshua. Britain’s best-known boxer, global superstar and now the proud owner of our flagship product - the CardioWall Pro-X.

He’s excited, we’re excited and we can’t wait to follow his progress as he (undoubtedly) posts top score after top…

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The Pro-X Elite Arrives In Qatar
Thursday, June 9, 2016

Ever since we sold our first CardioWall Pro-X Elite to Manchester City FC, we had been expecting some interest from foreign shores, as the club is so international. But we hadn’t anticipated that it would come from the Middle East!

The…

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