Free Video: Watch players in military boot-camp training session
As a change from the norm - and with Remembrance Day drawing ever nearer - Villa's star names were put through their paces by the 159 Supply Regiment from Telford.
And you can watch the whole afternoon of full-on exertion in the video player above.
The likes of N'Zogbia enjoyed the half-hour physical training session, made up of a warm-up and full-on fitness regime.
Fitness instructors Lee Swann and Terry O'Brien were the men putting the lads through their paces with a series of tough drills.
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