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Views from the people of Rugged on the topics we care about
Festive Fun for all the Family at The Brightwell
Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Christmas came early for our CardioWall Landscape at The Brightwell this month, as it got put to good use at their Christmas Market Fundraiser.  

The Brightwell is a charity wellness centre in Bristol supporting people with MS and other neurological…

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Care Homes: The Post-Pandemic Fight for Staff Wellbeing
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

I wasn’t surprised to read that in a recent survey of Care Home owners, only 3%1 reported that since the start of the pandemic their ‘mental health has not been impacted’.

The remaining 97%1 stated that the pandemic has had…

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Treading Lightly As We Go...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

During the time we’ve been locked down we’ve all seen the dramatic rise in the use of single use plastics for gloves, masks and visors - and while this was obviously unavoidable here at Rugged we thought it would be…

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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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My Rugged Placement Year - Daniel Harvey
Monday, January 27, 2020

In 2014, I had a week of work experience at Rugged Interactive back when they were Fowey based. I recalled it as a small-scale company with a great team. Looking back at my week there, it was definitely what…

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Surrey Para Games 2019 – Inspiring Activity for All
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Inspiring children to be active is one of the most powerful things we can do.

Physical activity strengthens bones and muscles, develops fine and gross motor skills, builds confidence and improves the overall physical and mental wellbeing of a child.…

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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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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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Meeting Jack: A Paralympian in the Making
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

In April, we received an email from the organisers of Elevate Arena - a two-day trade show focussing on physical activity, health and performance that we were attending in early May. It was entitled ‘We need your help make Jack’s…

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