Best start perfecting your squats if you want to ride the subway in Moscow
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How cool is this?!
If you live in Moscow, your commute can now include a brief fitness session!
As a way to promote the upcoming 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, subway stations in Moscow have added new machines that let passengers do 30 squats for a subway ticket. The number isn't arbitrary. A ride costs 30 rubles, and each squat is worth one.
ps: Make sure you drop it low because the fancy ticket machine can tell if you're cheating. Yikes!
But it gets better
This handy machine is one part of a larger campaign. Moscow officials and Russian Olympic Committee have installed a bunch of exercise-related, reward-based activities all around the city
Think bus handles turned into resistance bands, stationary bikes that charge your cell phone
Wonder what you'd get for 50 push-ups?
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