Since I first laid my eyes on the UGI ball watching home workout fitness videos produced by Body Rock and Zuzka Light, I have wanted to own one desperately. The only trouble was that for a long time, it was not available in the UK, so I was left pining after one. The UGI ball is a modern twist on the old school medicine ball and Swiss ball. It is weighted, squishy and very sturdy – it comes in a variety of lovely colours (depending on weight) such as pink, purple, green, grey and teal. It was created to be a versatile…

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At the start of another new year, I want to bring some fresh elements into my own training. First of all, I (still) do not have an unlimited amount of time to train, therefore I am looking for the best return on the time I CAN invest into working out. Having learnt from my sports injuries to date, I would like to focus on quality and variety, rather than quantity of exercising. Most of my injuries were caused by overtraining and not preparing my body properly for the challenges ahead. HIIT seems to be the answer for some of the things I am looking to…

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