Parisians don't do sports. The city center has about 3 million people, and 20 pools, which are open during so stringent hours it's almost a challenge to swim. The same goes for nearly all public equipments. Some thrill-seekers have picked up running, but with traffic and pollution, it is more likely to degrade health and shorten life expectancy.
The only sport left for the masses is commuting, which is a violent sport akin to rugby. It involves running in stairs, forcing your way into a crammed underground carriage, holding your breath until your sweaty neighbor gets down, arching over your bag so it doesn't get stolen. Not very rewarding, I admit, but a daily routine that keeps you in good shape.

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