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How I Turned Being Banned from the US into my Most Successful Year Yet
Monday, June 14, 2021

How to be a successful US Sales Manager in 2021 without being able to set foot in America could almost be a board game, where the aim is to overcome certain obstacles and restrictions before the last flight leaves. The…

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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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Exhibiting at events: - Worth the money, effort and time?
Thursday, May 9, 2019

In anticipation of Rugged exhibiting at the IATP show in Berlin, Simon’s been considering the big question:

Exhibiting at events: - Worth the money, effort and time?

Rugged Interactive exhibit at roughly 5 big shows per year, with a number…

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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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‘Innovate or Die’ – Isn't it time to go ‘Interactive?'
Thursday, November 19, 2015

One of the keynote speakers at this year’s LIW 2015, industry analyst and trend watcher Ray Algar of Oxygen Consulting, spoke passionately about the need for greater innovation in the increasingly competitive fitness market.

With specialist boutique fitness clubs at…

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Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge Enjoys the CardioWall
Friday, September 18, 2015

The fleeting glamour of reflected celebrity washed across Rugged Towers Thursday 17th September as Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge visited the Anna Freud Centre in London.

As it was her first duty after being giving birth to Princess Charlotte the…

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4 CardioWalls at the Lensbury, Teddington
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

We recently installed a high performance pod of 4 CardioWalls at the prestigious Lensbury Club in Teddington, London. We’re really into the idea of multi-walls being better than the sum of their parts, so we’re looking for unusual or interesting…

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