4 benefits of exercising on the stairs and frequent use of the stairs


Stairs are a multi functional free device that improves health and loses weight. Ordinary stairs are a great replacement for ultra-modern exercise machines.

  1. Stairs reduce body weight – walking or light running up stairs is a quick way to lose extra pounds. Such training burns up to 500Kcal / hour, research says. For effective weight loss, it takes an average of 20-25 minutes to walk up the stairs. For more efficient training on the stairs, it is important to warm up before training and stretch the muscles (after mandatory training). It is important to walk and run up the stairs non-stop without pausing and stopping. Breathe deeply through your nose and do not use mobile phones. The same pace while walking up and down the stairs should be the same.
  2. Stairs strengthen muscles – moving the stairs is desirable to be a daily routine. Ascents and descents strengthen the muscles in the thighs, abdomen and back.
  3. Stairs against stroke – walking up the stairs 2-3 times reduces the risk of stroke three times – says statistics. Exercising on the stairs is a type of cardio training because it strengthens the heart. Scientists claim that people who frequently use stairs are at 5x less risk of coronary heart disease.
  4. Stairs to longevity — Doctors agree that moderate walking prevents the development of many pathologies especially in the elderly population. This type of sport lowers cholesterol levels, increases lung volume and strengthens metabolism. Exercising on the steps provides intensive cleansing of the respiratory system (which reduces the risk of colds, flu and infections). Walking on the steps increases the production of synovial fluid in the joints. Synovial fluid is a “lubricant” and is important for mobility. Climbing and descending stairs involves a part of the brain — the pituitary gland. This part of the brain controls the production of hormones that contribute to better memory, prevention of cataracts, rejuvenation of the organism, and normal functioning of the pancreas.

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