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Views from the people of Rugged on the topics we care about
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 Part 2 - The Idea…
Friday, March 8, 2019

Following on from Part 1 - we’ve been actively curious, watched the world around us and asked Why? and then listened to the answer…

Now you’re in deep trouble. This idea, this gnawing certainty will get under your skin and…

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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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Giving Parks a Personality with Brilliant Branding
Monday, February 4, 2019

Branding.

It’s more than just how you look.

Done well – it’s the heart and soul of the business...

Done badly it affects how your visitors, staff and outside world feel and even behave towards you.

We work with…

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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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WallRider - Origin Story
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wall-walking (or bouncing on your back and climbing up the wall) is a very exciting and visually dramatic form of trampoline exercise - It’s also quite hard to learn and completely exhausting!

I’d always been a fan, or at least…

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Fashionable Fitness for 2019 – What’s on the List? (Part 1 of 2)
Monday, January 14, 2019

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) have recently released their ‘2019 Trends in Health and Fitness’. The Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends surveyed more than 2,000 health and fitness professionals and ranked 39 possible trends on a scale of…

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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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Only 8% of People Keep Theirs, So Here's Our Top Tips
Friday, December 14, 2018

New year’s resolutions.

Over 60% of us set them, with ‘losing weight’ and ‘exercising more’ topping the list year on year.

But over 20% of resolutions are failed within a week and only 8% of people keep and achieve their…

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