Stair Climb Your Way To A Better Body

woman running up stairs

I recently had the honor of participating in the Tunnels to Tower Tower Climb at the Freedom Tower in New York City. The climb honored Capt. Billy Burke and Stephen Siller, true “Super Heroes” who sacrificed their lives on 9/11.

I climbed 102 flights, 2,226 stairs in 20 minutes, 2 seconds. A real workout to say the least! Stair climbing is an outstanding exercise for all-over health. Here are just a few of the fitness benefits:

  • Builds cardio: Stair climbing can work wonders for your cardiovascular system. Given the cardio improvements, you’ll find yourself less winded during other exercises.