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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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Will Covid-19 Change the Way we Workout Forever?
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Our streets are silent, parks and playgrounds lie empty, and gym doors remain firmly shut. So how are we all staying active?

There’s a general feeling that there will be life before Covid-19, and life after. But what does this…

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Why you Should Watch Where you Workout
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Age, ability and experience often form mental barriers between people and exercise. Don’t get us wrong, this is totally natural, but they shouldn’t keep you from staying active. The benefits of physical activity are as varied as they are…

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Why We Champion Active Ageing
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

How Rugged Interactive can help keep everyone active, whatever their age

At Rugged Interactive, we believe that every person, irrespective of age and ability should have the opportunity to be active, and enjoy it.

Which is why we champion…

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Fashionable Fitness for 2019 – What’s on the List? (Part 1 of 2)
Monday, January 14, 2019

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) have recently released their ‘2019 Trends in Health and Fitness’. The Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends surveyed more than 2,000 health and fitness professionals and ranked 39 possible trends on a scale of…

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Only 8% of People Keep Theirs, So Here's Our Top Tips
Friday, December 14, 2018

New year’s resolutions.

Over 60% of us set them, with ‘losing weight’ and ‘exercising more’ topping the list year on year.

But over 20% of resolutions are failed within a week and only 8% of people keep and achieve their…

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CardioWall joins the fight against Dementia
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Early evidence from a day centre for the elderly in Madrid suggests the CardioWall can help reverse the effects of dementia and physical incapacity.

We have all read news stories about elderly folk in care homes who are given nothing…

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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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