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While the thought of climbing stairs in an office building, or anywhere else, makes most people cringe, it’s become one of the best all- around methods to develop a strong and fit physique, as many people use stair climbing as a method to their improve strength and endurance. However, as its popularity has taken “flight”, thousands of very fit and adventurous athletes have taken stair climbing to the next level: as the latest extreme sports trend, a new breed of extreme athletes has emerged, turning stair climbing into an international phenomena, racing up many of the most famous and prestigious buildings in the world!Read more
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Trevor Folgering bounds up a staircase, taking it one, sometimes two, stairs at a time.
While Folgering looks like he is in a hurry, he is not late for anything. He is participating in a sport.
It is a sport you truly have to take one step at a time. Though, for those who enjoy it, each step is one in the right direction.
While the act of climbing up the stairs, even for exercise, is hardly a foreign concept, the actual organized sport of stairclimbing is something much newer in Canada. While it has some popularity in other parts of the world, stairclimbing only started to be officially recognized here in 2009.Read more
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Stair climbing is emerging as both a sport and a work out. The fitness benefits are unbelievable, and it’s amazing how much fun you can have on flights of stairs.
Folgering, the head of Stair Climbing Canada, invited me to try the stairs one nice weekend in February. I wasn’t sure what to expect – I knew it would be tough but wasn’t sure what the workout would be like or how long it would take me to tire out. Turns out, not too long. As Folgering describes it, stair climbing is an entirely different sort of training. It’s cardiovascular, but it’s also hugely beneficial for core and lower body strength training.Read more
Pity the poor stepper!
While gym lines form for treadmills, elliptical trainers and stationary bicycles, the stair climbing machine is all too often the neglected wallflower of the cardio room.
Maybe that’s because whether you call it a stepper, stair climber or stair mill, it evokes the drudgery of Sisyphus, the character in Greek mythology condemned to push a boulder uphill for eternity.
But experts say if you master the stairs, you’ll reap dividends in tight abs, butt and thighs.Read more
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Just like running their are specific “Phases” in stairclimbing.
This brief article will take a look at the five different phases of stairclimbing
The basic phases of climbing stairs consist of:
1) The Catch Phase
2) The Stance Phase
3) The Drive Phase
4) The Recover Phase
5) The Upper Body Motion