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More Calories Burnt by Climbing Stairs Slowly

by Savitha C Muppala on  December 18, 2012 at 9:13 AM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
A recent study conducted by the University of Roehampton has found that climbing a flight of stairs one step at a time is more effective in burning calories than taking multiple stairs at a time.
 More Calories Burnt by Climbing Stairs Slowly
More Calories Burnt by Climbing Stairs Slowly
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The study found that the calories burned is about 300 calories on an average, if a person climbs five flights of stairs five times in  a week, whereas if the person takes two steps at a time, the calorie loss is only 260 calories.

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Researchers found that taking one step at a time while climbing stairs resulted in additional calorie loss than taking two stairs each stride.



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