Lonely Planet Writer

Do 10 squats and get a free ride on Mexico City metro

Patriotismo metro station, Mexico City.
Patriotismo metro station, Mexico City. Image by Mark Hogan / CC BY-SA 2.0

In an interesting attempt to get Mexico City commuters a bit fitter, the city’s metro system is offering a free ride to any passenger who does ten squats. Travellers will do the exercises in front of a movement-detecting sensor in metro stations in what officials see as an effort to tackle the city’s obesity problem. Read more: travelpulse.com