The 10 Best fitness boot camps

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Whether you want gentle instruction or need a sergeant-major shouting to get you going, try an exercise break

1. Reboot Five days from £495, rebootdorset.com

This boot camp serves nutritious food as a core part of the fitness plan. A week's stay includes plenty of exercise and healthy living workshops.

2. Champneys Seven nights from £1,195, champneys.com

Get in shape surrounded by the utmost luxury. Hike, tone up and play team games, then relax in the spa and enjoy meals by world-class chefs.

3. Trimmer You Five days from £545, trimmeryoubootcamp.com

The idea is to help you shed nine-12ins (girth, not height), this combines luxury with sergeant-major-type instructors.

4. Prestige Seven nights from £995, prestigebootcamp.com

Enjoy five-star accommodation as you take on mountain-biking, boxing, hiking and zip wires, with encouragement from expert instructors.

5. Fitfarms Seven nights from £1099, fitfarms.co.uk

Expect a "non-boot-camp, holistic approach", which aims to build a healthy relationship with food and exercise that will last long after you leave.

6. New You Seven nights from £833, newyoubootcamp.com

This Somerset camp is set in a country house with 23 acres of grounds. New You involves 12 hours of training each day, but also yoga and massage.

7. Revival Seven nights from £699, revivalbootcamp.com

People of all fitness levels go to this Devonshire camp, training under the watchful eye of a team of Royal Marine physical trainers.

8. GI Jane Seven nights from £995, gijanebootcamp.co.uk

A women-only boot camp that enrols a small group of 18 for each course, meaning you get a lot of individual attention during the week.

9. The Camp Seven nights from £500, thecamp.co.uk

This boot camp will have you doing everything from abseiling to orienteering. Set in beautiful Galloway, it feels like a breath of fresh air.

10. Northern Seven days from £645, northernbootcamp.co.uk

One of the leading residential fitness camps in the North, its "non-military"-style gets you moving at your own pace. Lots of adventure activities.

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