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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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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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Motivation – is it the Fuel Your Workout Needs?
Monday, March 18, 2019

Are you struggling to find the motivation to drag yourself out of bed before work to go to the gym? Or, don’t want to sacrifice an extra hour of Netflix for an hour of sweating on a spin bike?

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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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What Is Gamercising and Why Does It Matter?
Friday, January 17, 2014

Despite being one of the ugliest words to have been invented, gamercise is everywhere right now. But is it just a buzzword? What does it really mean and why does it matter?

Gamercise is a bit like gamification. The goal…

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