A Train Ticket That Costs You 30 Squats

A train that costs Squats instead of cash? Find out why Moscow commuters will be getting free train tickets just for exercising this winter.

Not enough change lying around to buy a ticket for the Moscow Metro? Don't worry, just loosen up your legs and get in line at the station's newest ticket machine.

In the spirit of the upcoming Winter Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee has installed a ticket machine to promote healthy lifestyles. If a would-be passenger can perform 30 Squats in two minutes, he or she gets a ticket to ride.

Watch this video to see passengers squat their way onto the Metro.

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Not enough change lying around to buy a ticket for the Moscow Metro? Don't worry, just loosen up your legs and get in line at the station's newest ticket machine.

In the spirit of the upcoming Winter Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee has installed a ticket machine to promote healthy lifestyles. If a would-be passenger can perform 30 Squats in two minutes, he or she gets a ticket to ride.

Watch this video to see passengers squat their way onto the Metro.


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