facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Free tickets for exercise offered at Moscow subway station

Nov. 9, 2013 at 2:08 PM   |   Comments

MOSCOW, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- A ticket machine in a Moscow subway station offers a free ride in exchange for passengers doing a little physical exercise.

The machine, which was installed this week as a promotion for next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, will issue a one-way ticket to anyone who does 30 squats in 2 minutes.

Russia's RIA Novosti news service said the mini-workout works out to one squat per ruble for a 30-ruble (90 cents) ticket.

The report did not say whether the system has a way of verifying passengers keep their end of the bargain.

The machine was installed at the Vystavochnaya station in downtown Moscow. Tickets at the system's 189 other stations still require cash.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Man: 'Three-breasted' hoaxer kept me as sex slave Man: 'Three-breasted' hoaxer kept me as sex slave
2
Watch: Hurricane throws man 30 feet in Russia Watch: Hurricane throws man 30 feet in Russia
3
10,000 pigeons get 'anal security check' in China 10,000 pigeons get 'anal security check' in China
4
FBI: Child porn suspect likes stuffed animal sex FBI: Child porn suspect likes stuffed animal sex
5
Intruder at Foster Farms kills 920 chickens with golf club Intruder at Foster Farms kills 920 chickens with golf club
Trending News
x
Feedback