Adopting a fitness routine can be tough to accomplish. Either you’re too busy to take out some gym hours from your daily schedule or you’re one of the slackers who are not so fascinated by the idea of devoting their time to a fitness routine. We have a perfect hack for you to keep your health in check.
Here is a list of things you didn’t know about stair climbing:
Save your precious time- How difficult can it be to find a staircase no matter where you are? Ditch the lift and climb a few stairs instead. Climbing stairs don’t only burn fat but are also a great exercise for toning the butt, thighs, calves, and belly. To give you that extra kick of motivation, this exercise can also be a great help if you desire some abs.
It burns more calories than running- Climbing stairs is a great form of cardio exercise and surprisingly, it burns more calories than running! Climbing stairs is a battle against gravity and thus it is a relatively intense exercise. If you envy the guy next door for his sturdy body and toned muscles, avoid waiting for the lift and climb your calories away. And for all you slackers over there, we’re not talking going down the stairs.
Health benefits- Climbing stairs doesn’t only improve your energy but also develops your immune system, and lowers the risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart diseases. It also increases the blood flow in your body. It is one of those exercises which help our body secrete the endorphins also known as “happy hormones” making you happier and healthier! Get a natural glow on your face by including this simple exercise in your daily routine.
Online apps that allow you to track this activity- There are plenty of apps available online that will help you keep a track of this activity. Download one of these in your phone to keep a check on the regularity. These apps are specially designed to estimate the number of calories that you burn while climbing stairs. Let technology do some good and help you move towards a healthy and happy lifestyle.
Anytime and anywhere- You do not have to spend your bucks on expensive gym memberships or any indoor equipment. There is no time slot for this vigorous exercise. You can find a staircase anywhere and at any time of the day!
Who knew ditching elevators and taking the stairs could be so beneficial? Yes, you will lose your breath initially but it’s going to be worth the pros. Include this activity in your daily routine and celebrate your physical and mental health!