Part 5 – Rachel Enlists!

Rachel woke up for the sixth time and turned off her alarm clock which hours before had become obsolete. Today was army selection day and she could only pray that 5 weeks of commitment was enough to get her through. After a huge breakfast (meant to sustain her...

Part 4 – Rachel Forms Her Plan

In her quest for the right nutrition, Rachel set up a social media account and started to follow other keep-fitters. Most of the young uploaders appeared to have stepped straight out of a magazine. They talked about ‘gains’ (something to do with progress)...

Part 1

Rachel, (that’s her name) wanted to join the Territorial Army.   At the age of 33 our heroine, who had never been out of breath, decided getting fit would be the surest way to pass the army medical so she popped down to ShoeZone with 15 quid, got herself...