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Real Stair Climbing For Firefighters - Part I

My discovery of stair exercise workouts came when I had to walk up 19 flights of stairs to visit a friend of mine as his elevator was out of service.

My discovery of stair exercise workouts came when I had to walk up 19 flights of stairs to visit a friend of mine as his elevator was out of service. Anyone who has done this knows how tough this can be. After that day, I decided to give stair climbing workouts a try and have been using them ever since.

I initially used stair climbing workouts to improve my aerobic conditioning but as time went on I learned to use it for: Anaerobic Conditioning, lower body strength and power development and flexibility.

Here is a list of what can be done with stair exercises:

  • Part 1: Anaerobic Conditioning:
  • Part 2: Lower Body Strength Development:
  • Part 3: Lower Body Power Development:
  • Part 4: Other Ideas: Flexibility, using other equipment, calisthenics and bodyweight exercises.

Real Stair Climbing

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