Why climbing stairs is better than jogging?
First Published 17, Sep 2020, 4:16 PM
There’s no need to join the gym to burn your calories. Try out climbing stairs as it is not only good for your mind, but for your body as well.
Better than jogging: You burn more calories than jogging. What’s more, the heavier you are, the more calories you burn.
Good for your heart: Climbing stairs are known to be heart healthy. It is said heart diseases come down by at least 50% when you skip the elevator and climb steps instead.
Upstairs or Downstairs: While you do expend more calories climbing up, climbing down is equally beneficial. It’s easier on your knees, if you happen to have some issues. While you may not lose as much, you still manage to burn some amount of calories, and you get some great looking calves
Two in One: When you climb stairs, you get two benefits namely cardio boost combined with sculpting your body which you would normally get with weights.
Overall toning: Climbing stairs works the entire set of muscles of your lower body.