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Views from the people of Rugged on the topics we care about
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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FUNctional Fitness For The Festive Season (place tongue in cheek and read on…)
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

With Christmas just around the corner, most of us are already knee-deep in empty Quality Street tubs and have loosened the belt to ensure that extra mince pie doesn’t feel too snug.

But Christmas isn’t a time to dwell on…

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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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Anthony Joshua, Kaizen and Rugged
Thursday, March 26, 2020

It’s been said so often that it’s become a truism - the way to success is continuous improvement (Kaizen) - just look at how Toyota became the biggest car firm in the world!

And so of course, every self-respecting…

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Why We’ll be a Sporting Nation this Bank Holiday
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Put down the BBQ tongs, everyone’s getting active this Bank Holiday weekend!

We’re nearing the end of August, the heatwave that once seemed like it was never going to end has been overtaken by thunderstorms and torrential rain, the pub…

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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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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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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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Fashionable Fitness for 2019 – What’s on the List? (Part 2 of 2)
Thursday, January 24, 2019

It’s finally here, the blog you’ve all been waiting for… Rugged’s view on ACSM’s 2019 Health and Fitness Trends (Part 2)!

Employing Certified Fitness Professionals – A new addition to the list this year, it shows how much the…

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