You don’t need a gym membership to get in shape.
How many of you have stairs in your home or have flights of stairs at work? I bet you didn’t realize you were walking past a potential complete gym everyday. It’s okay, most people are unfamiliar with the potential and power of the staircase.
Stairs offer innovative options for cardiorespiratory, strength/endurance, flexibility and balance gains for injury-free movers. There are so many unique options to eliminate any excuses for not challenging your body to move, sweat and get stronger!
So the next time you meet up with your stairs give this list of moves a try! You can do each move separately to give each trip upstairs to truck the kids in(Again) a special twist;). Or do them all together for a 15-Minute workout.
*Each of these cardiorespiratory skills and drills involve moving from the bottom to the top of the stairs. At the top, turn around and walk down to the starting point as quickly and safely as possible and then repeat the entire sequence for a period of three to five minutes.
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