Of all the unpleasant things this world has to offer, the combination of waking up before 6am and then having to do a bout of rigorous exercise has got to rank somewhere in the top 10 worst. Things. Ever. Visions of butch, mean-girls and slinky-models-who-never-break-a-sweat ahead of me at the back of the pack huffing, puffing and turning red kept popping up. Not to mention the menacing presence of a scary, heavy-set sergeant major-esque woman yelling abuse and sjambok-whipping me along. Eek! For more information visit the Adventure Boot Camp website.