Military-style ‘boot camps’ are a byword for the extreme fitness regimens that celebrities and the public alike flock to in an effort to shed their wobbly bits.

But for all their assault courses, quick marches and rigorous fitness standards, it appears that Britain’s soldiers are facing the same obesity crisis as the rest of the country.

Scores of soldiers have been booted out of the British Army because they are too fat to fight and hundreds more have been branded unfit, raising fears over their ability to defend out country.

Reported by the Mail Online. You can read the full story here. 

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