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When it comes to calories burned walking and climbing stairs, there is an advantage to weighing more According to MyFitness Pal, a person who weighs 200 lbs burns almost twice the calories walking or climbing stairs as a person who weighs 100 lbs. Combine added weight with speed and you get even more of a calorie boost. The faster you walk the
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Walking up and down stairs is great exercise. It gets your heart rate up and burns calories. For most of us who try to walk the stairs it is a matter of walking stairs rather than taking an elevator. But, I do have friends who walk up and down their stairs at home or work in order to fit more
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When we think of compliance to laws and healthy behavior changes, fun is not the word that comes to mind. Authorities seem to take pleasure in barraging us with negative messages to scare us into compliance. Law enforcement threatens us with penalties. Drill sergeants delight in berating us. Doctors warn us of horrible health consequences. Teachers give us dentition. Moms
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Are you trying to burn more calories without spending more time at the gym? If your answer is yes, then get yourself to the nearest set of stairs! Walking up and down the stairs is great exercise and burns calories. You can burn about 300 calories for 30 minutes of walking the stairs depending on the intensity of your workout.