How To Take The First Step Towards Taking More Stairs (Instead Of Being Lazy And Taking The Elevator)

Natasha Nesic, NASM CPT
1 min readOct 24, 2022
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  1. Encounter the choice between taking the stairs or the elevator.
  2. Be aware that you might have to do some sleuthing, first. Stairs are usually less obviously located, since fewer people use them. This is a good thing! Less traffic and more peace of mind.)
  3. Check how much time you need to get somewhere.
  4. Check how many stairs you need to climb, either up or down.
  5. Check your pain and activity levels so that you are physically comfortable taking the stairs.
  6. Make sure all these factors line up and allow you to proceed on your journey in a timely fashion.
  7. Proceed.
  8. Do this every time there are stairs.
  9. Realize that you’re keeping up a valuable skill and set of muscles, ones that most folks let atrophy by accident from disuse.
  10. Stay being able to do the stairs for as long as possible.
  11. Run the likelihood of developing fabulous glute muscles and reducing lower back pain.
  12. Come out on top — of the staircase.
Natasha Nesic, NASM CPT

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