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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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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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A Rather Rugged Decade
Monday, January 13, 2020

10 years, 120 months, or 3652 days, however you see it, a lot has happened in the last decade.

Uber, Tinder and WhatsApp were introduced into our lives. Netflix shifted from a movie subscription that arrived in the post,…

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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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Innovation (or The Art of Asking Questions)
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

One question I get asked a lot if I’m out with people who don’t know what I do for a living is, ‘how did you think of that?’

I’m not usually introspective (I’m pretty shallow), but the more I…

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Rounding Up 2018, With a Little Help From You…
Friday, December 21, 2018

In the year that South Korea hosted the Winter Olympics, the Royal Wedding brought bakes and bunting to the streets of Britain and England finally won a penalty shootout, we’d love you to help complete some of our highlights…

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Rugged Highlights of 2016
Friday, December 23, 2016

This year, underdogs Leicester City became Premier League champions and Team GB pipped China to 2nd in the medal table at the Rio 2016 Olympics: Here’s our year in seven images…
1. Pro-X Elite at Aspire Academy, Qatar
Aspire boasts the latest,…

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Pro-X TV Debut - Ziggo Sport
Saturday, March 26, 2016

I like Holland - I like the Dutch and their capacity for straightforwardness and fun is legendary, so when a new distributor in the Netherlands contacted us, it didn’t take too much thought to open negotiations.

Embedded Fitness Netherlands had been…

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