- A good way to melt fat
It takes nothing but desire to start climbing stairs. Even if there is none where you live – you will easily find somewhere else. Stair climbing is one of the most effective cardio exercises for burning calories – ranking ahead of running (23% more efficient), swimming (250%), cycling (63%) and walking (300%).
If you really can’t find stairs anywhere, I’ll show you a piece of equipment at the gym that does exactly this exercise – stair climbing.
- Improves metabolism
Climbing stairs increases our metabolism not only during the climb itself, but even afterwards.
- Improves self-confidence and immunity
Like any short intense exercise, it improves energy, the immune system, and thus self-esteem. And he does it well.
- Protects against diseases
Climbing stairs lowers the risk of diabetes, high blood pressure and osteoporosis.
- Improves stamina
Climbing stairs improves our endurance in daily activities because it has a positive effect on our heart and lungs. It increases the maximum volume of oxygen we inhale during intense exercise. It extends the duration and increases the effectiveness of subsequent workouts, which is why this exercise is used by the best athletes in the world.
- Activates muscles and improves balance
Climbing stairs activates the muscles of the lower body and, depending on the performance, the whole body. As a result, along with the increase in muscle strength, the ability to maintain balance also improves.
- Makes your butt sexy
Climbing stairs is perfect for shaping the lower body – beautiful legs and sexy butt. Unwanted accumulations of fat in the waist, hips, sides of the thighs and their inner part are cleared.
- Strengthens the heart
Climbing stairs significantly improves heart activity and reduces the risk of a heart attack. Like any cardio exercise, this effect is not long-lasting, so we must repeat the exercise several times a week.
- Increases longevity
With its wide range of diverse health benefits, climbing stairs improves our lifestyle, our immunity, reduces stress, improves endurance and strengthens the heart, and with it, life expectancy.
Climbing stairs, especially for larger people before losing weight, can be harmful and quite taxing on the joints if overdone. The descent is no less strenuous. Each person is different and you can trust the judgment of our nutrition coaches, who will recommend the right physical activity for everyone.
I have hardly used the elevator in the last few years, even though I live on the sixth floor.
And do you often climb stairs?