Need a quick workout? Take the Stairs!

If you struggle finding the time to hit the gym during the day, you are not alone! According to Club Industry,  the most trusted media source for fitness business professionals, 67% of gym memberships go unused! Make sure that you still get your cardio fix by finding a flight of stairs and following the quick, but intense cardio stair workout below!

  1. Walk up and down the staircase at a comfortable pace twice
  2. Walk up and down at a faster pace twice
  3. Walk up 2 steps at a time leading with right foot. Walk down normally, walk up again with the left foot leading
  4. Stand at bottom of staircase; hold banister and lift right knee toward left elbow 15 times. Switch sides and repeat
  5. Run up 2 steps at a time, right foot leading. Walk down normally, run up again with left foot leading
  6. Stand with left foot on first step, lift right knee toward chest 15 times. Switch sides and repeat 
  7. Run up 2 steps at a time, right foot leading. Walk down normally, run up again with left foot leading
  8. Walk up 2 steps at a time, right foot leading and squeezing right glute. Walk down normally. Walk up again, left foot leading, squeezing left glute
  9. Walk up and down twice at a moderate to slow pace, allowing your heart rate to slow and return to normal
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