Children watch their classmates pour cold water on themselves

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Children watch their classmates pour cold water on themselves, under the watch of fitness coach Oksana Kabotko (not pictured), as part of a health and fitness program at a local kindergarten in subzero temperatures, in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia, February 9, 2016. The program, which also involves sports training and sauna usage, has been practiced by the kindergarten for more than 15 years. Children start pouring cold water on themselves outdoors after about two to three years of training and undergoing medical tests; and the kindergarten is the only one in the region which uses these exercises, according to employees. The kindergarten is only one in Krasnoyarsk where were not fixed any case of disease by flu, an epidemic which has swept the region, local media reported. REUTERS/UNI PHOTO