Climb Those Stairs

Climbing stairs is a great way to burn calories! Here are some of the health benefits of adding stairs to your day:

  • Stair climbing can help you build and maintain healthy bones, muscles and joints.
  • Climbing more than 55 flights of stairs per week significantly lowers your risk of mortality.
  • You can burn as much as 100 calories by climbing the stairs for just 10 minutes.
  • Even two flights of stairs climbed per day can lead to 6 lbs of weight loss over one year
  • There is a strong association between stair climbing and bone density in post-menopausal women.

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TIP: Taking the stairs burns more calories than walking on a flat surface. Find and take the stairs at work, in hospitals, clinics, stores, malls, churches, museums, etc.!

Published on November 27, 2022