The Ups (and Downs) of Stair Climbing

There are many reasons to step it up, literally—but also some precautions to take

Stair climbing

Looking for a workout routine that doesn’t require equipment or a gym membership? Consider stair climbing, which is a good way to improve cardiorespiratory fitness, strength, and agility as well as burn calories (5 to 10 calories per minute).

You can start with 25 steps or so and gradual...

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