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Stair Stepper Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stair Stepper Benefits.

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How to Use the Stair Stepper

If you’ve never tried a stair stepping machine (StairMaster, stair climber, etc.), you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stair stepper is a moderate-intensity option tha...  Read more

Outdoor Adventures Fit for Families

Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw...  Read more

Are You in a Cardio Rut? Break Free!

Are you bored with your cardio workout? Do you yawn when thinking of getting on the stationary bike again? Are you already dreading the stair stepper workout that you have scheduled for tomorrow morning? If you answered "yes" to any of thes...  Read more

Over 110 Cardio Workout Ideas

You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func...  Read more

How to use the Elliptical Trainer

This standard piece of exercise equipment is one of the most popular in many gyms. Ellipticals are a unique hybrid of a treadmill, stepper, bike and cross-country skier, that move your legs in an elongated oval pattern (hence the name elliptical). Th...  Read more

Tracking Stadium/Stair Jogging? Workout?
Updated 6/29/2015 3:43:51 PM

I've been jog/walking up and down the beach stairs as a workout. Given that this makes me sore for a week afterward, I'm pretty sure it burns more calories than "stair climbing" on the SP tracker. I do the stairmaster at the gym and it is definitely...  Read more

I go up and down at least one flight of stairs eve
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I go up and down at least one flight of stairs every time I use the restroom. Those steps add up. :)...  Read more

Is it better for me to do the stair master (huffin
Updated 6/16/2015 8:51:20 AM

Is it better for me to do the stair master (huffing, puffing and sweating. Low calorie burning) or the elliptical (lower heart rate, no huffing and puffing, higher calorie burn according to the machine)?...  Read more

Entitlements or Earned Benefits?
Updated 6/8/2015 9:26:30 PM

In your opinion, are public employee pensions that people have paid into (on time at that) entitlements or benefits, the difference for this purpose is being that entitlements are getting something for nothing and benefits are something that one pays...  Read more

Many Additional Benefits
Updated 6/27/2015 6:26:54 PM

Regardless of what the scale says, I'm dedicated to staying on the SparkPeople program. I am receiving so many more benefits than losing weight. I feel better physically and emotionally, am more energetic and am thinking more clearly. I feel a sen...  Read more

Shape Up

I use the Shape Up On the Wii three days a week. Jenny McCarthy's avatar is encouraging. When it gets to easy the program note it and steps up the pace. She encourages with positive remarks. She is fun and challenging. I work out on the elliptical an...  Read more

Reading or Watching the News When Exercising

When I think about skipping my gym workout on the way home from work (thinking "I'm too tired"), I convince myself to go anyway by telling myself I will just "read my kindle" or watch the news at the gym, and workout on the treadmill or stair stepper...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

Stuff We Love: Home Gym Equipment

Over the years I have built up my stock of home gym equipment. While I currently have a gym membership, I find having a variety of home gym equipment helps to add more choices to my workouts, especially during the winter months when I can't make it...  Read more

Can Taking the Stairs Really Prolong Your Life? You Bet!

A study at the University of Geneva has shown how something as small as taking the stairs instead of the elevator can have a big impact on your health. The study started with 69 participants who had a sedentary lifestyle, meaning they did less than...  Read more