7 FACTS OF STAIR CLIMBING





5-18-22

(Facts Based On University Of Pennsylvania Medical Study)


1. ULTIMATE CALORIE BURN

Stair climbing currently ranks No. 1 for calories burned, beating running, swimming, cycling and walking*. In fact, stair climbing burns 23% more calories than running, 250% more than swimming, 63% more than bicycling and 400% more than walking.


2. METABOLISM BOOST

Stair climbing for exercise will raise your metabolism during and even after your workout. Research suggests that even short bursts of high intensity exercise are beneficial to your health in multiple different ways.


3. ACTIVATES YOUR LEG MUSCLES

Your core muscles in your legs, such as your hamstrings, quadriceps, calves, and glutes, are activated by stair climbing. As a result, your legs will become stronger, and your mobility will improve. In reality, stair climbing works the same muscles as squats and lunges, so if you don't like those exercises, try stair climbing!



4. IMPROVES YOUR PERFORMANCE

By training your heart and lungs, stair climbing enhances your endurance for tough tasks. It increases your VO2 max, or the greatest quantity of oxygen you can consume during vigorous activity. Climbing stairs will help you extend the time and intensity of your future workouts, which is why top athletes employ them!


5. TONES LEGS AND BUTT

Stair climbing is an excellent way to tone and shape your lower body. It targets all of those issue regions, including your buttocks, tums, thighs, and hips, in addition to your legs. You'll have a perfect lower body by climbing the stairs!


6. HEART TRANSFORMATION

One instance of stair climbing (cardiovascular exercise) can remodel your heart and lessen your risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a Canadian study. However, because the effects only last 4-5 days, practice some type of exercise like stair climbing twice a week. Stay with it and watch your heart health improve!


7. HELPS EXTEND YOUR LIFE


Stair climbing provides numerous health benefits that will enhance your life and help you avoid ailments. It aids in the decrease of stress, strokes, and heart disease, among other things.


Are you taken aback?


It's time to lace up your shoes and take to the stairwell! You won't be able to quit once you've experienced the benefits of stair climbing.



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