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Stair Running Is One Of The Fastest Ways To Burn Calories: Here’s How

For some of us, the idea of running up and down stairs (on purpose!) seems a little strange.  After all, we’ve spent years using escalators, travelators and lifts to do the hard work for us.

But if you are trying to lose weight, and also trying to get your recommended 10,000 steps in per day, it’s an AWESOME way to burn calories.

For instance, someone who is 75kg would burn 340 calories by running up and down stairs for 20 minutes.   How To Get Into Stair Running

Running on stairs gets your heart rate pumping, and also tones up the muscles in your legs, thighs, and butt.

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Marissa is an experienced personal trainer with expert knowledge in fitness and in nutrition. She is passionate about helping mums to exercise, stay motivated and achieve a strong and healthy body post pregnancy.Marissa has been part of the Healthy Mummy team of experts since 2014. She has been providing expert advice to the team developing Healthy Mummy specific exercises as well as helping to develop the exercises for our 28 Day Weight Loss challenges. She has also written many informative fitness related posts for the The Healthy Mummy blog.