We UCLA students are no strangers to stairs, but have you ever thought about using them for a quick workout? One of the best things about stair workouts is that you can do them pretty much anywhere. In your dorm or apartment building, at the track and even on campus. They’re perfect for adding a little movement to your routine, and you can break them up into small segments that are spread throughout the day if you don’t have time for a full-on workout.
Basically, a stair workout is the perfect workout for finals week. You probably won’t have to leave your building, and you can pick how long you want to go for. (Five to 10 minutes will get your heart rate up and blood pumping for sure.) So next time you need a quick study break, think about getting those legs moving instead of perusing Facebook or Instagram. (more…)