File this under: unusual vending machine. To promote the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, the Moscow installed a train ticket vending machine that offers a free ticket in exchange for doing 30 full squats in a row. It’s placed right next to the normal machines and is watched over by an employee to make sure things don’t get out of hand. Continue reading for a video and more information.
Here’s what My Modern Met has to add about the experience: “Once they’re prepared, the machine starts a quick countdown and records each squat the person does in front of the machine. The fun, interactive installation is one that gets the people in the city excited for the Olympics while also promoting healthy activity.”