A teenage girl from China suffered a near-fatal condition after she performed 1,000 squats with her friend which resulted in both of them ending up in a hospital.
According to China Press via World of Buzz, the 19-year-old girl from Chonqing, China identified as tang challenged her friend on July 10 while on a video call to do as many squats as possible to determine which of them had better stamina.
Insurance firm Prudential is giving free MRT train rides to those who can do some squats at select stations in Singapore.
Under the campaign, commuters above the height of 1.2 meters (3.9 feet) are challenged to do 20 squats within 40 seconds to avail a free ride on the MRT.
A 15-year-old Chinese girl who quit school to work and help pay her father’s medical bills has died after being forced by her boss to do 100 squats because she came in late.
The teenager, nicknamed Xiao Fei, died of respiratory failure on August 7, 10 days after the unusual punishment.