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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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Why Gamification is the Key to Repeat Visits and Increased Revenue
Monday, August 1, 2022

Gamification is pivotal in addressing the perpetual question - how to drive repeat business and keep visitors coming back for more. Our products are designed to be addictive to play, easy to operate and most importantly, create memorable experiences for…

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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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How Leisure Centres Can Help Reconnect Communities
Friday, January 21, 2022

The coronavirus pandemic has left tens of thousands of people in desperate need of better connection and support. Now two years on from drastic changes to our everyday lifestyle, wellbeing and security, there are organisations and community centres searching for…

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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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‘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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