Attention! Drop and give me 20! Forward march!
You'll find them in your local park, sports club or gym -- a group of sweaty recruits taking commands from their sergeant.
But these aren't soldiers, they're civilians taking part in the latest fitness craze: military-style boot camps which provide hardcore exercise in a supportive team environment and offer a different environment for those who find working out in a gym a little dull.
With the excesses of the holiday season still visible on many a waistline, an intensive exercise pick-me-up might be just what the doctor ordered.
So, why not mix a little pleasure with your pain and get fit at one of our top 10 destination boot camps.