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Views from the people of Rugged on the topics we care about
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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Boutique Fitness – The New Way to Work Out
Thursday, April 19, 2018

What do you think of when you hear ‘boutique fitness’?

Elite? Exclusive? Expensive? Energising? Extravagant? …in many ways the answer is ‘yes’ to all of these, but mostly it seems that it is ‘evolving’, and fast.

Some of Team…

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Innovations in Dodgeball
Monday, March 19, 2018

Over the past two years, our team has visited trampoline parks all over the world and one thing is obvious: every park we have visited is buzzing with children’s laughter and raucous tribes of little people pinging all over the…

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The Nasty Truth About Entrepreneurialism
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

What I’ve learned about being an entrepreneur?

Google says an entrepreneur is "a person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit”

I’m not so sure - to me an entrepreneur can…

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The Big Challenge: Being Happy, Healthy and Running a Business
Friday, February 9, 2018

One of the things about setting up a company is ultimately, no-one cares as much as you...and the buck stops at your front door.

That’s a recipe for 24hr stress as being at home doesn’t insulate you from the…

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Investing in the Future
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Think back to P.E. lessons at school - only the fortunate few will be revisited by happy memories. An excellent backhand, impressive cross-country times, ability to shoot hoops with your eyes closed and always picked first for the sport’s team…

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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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Dragons' Den: Behind the Scenes...
Sunday, February 26, 2017

The first surprise was being contacted by BBC researcher Ben, who turned out to be both a great advocate and (in his own words) the biggest possible ‘pain in the neck.’ He rang us from out of the blue…

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Dragons' Den: Pre-match Report
Monday, February 20, 2017

It’s less than a week to go before Rugged Interactive (and I) get the sort of exposure on prime time TV that only big money can buy.

Of course, ultimately there’s always a cost and as the dance teacher in…

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