The New York Times

Stuck in the Airport? Get on the Exercise Bike

As a person who's wasted countless hours waiting for flights, I know that travelers only have so many options for entertainment inside an airport -- and almost none of them are healthy.

You can drink alcohol at the bar, eat unhealthy food at the restaurants, read a magazine, or sit by your phone that's plugged into the wall because its battery life is running out.

But now Philadelphia International Airport has a new offering — exercise. The New York Times reports that the airport has installed exercise bikes in Terminal D. There's no gym, shower or locker rooms — and since the exercise is low impact folks can keep it at a leisurely pace.

It certainly represents a big change in airport philosophy... Read more about this story on

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