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Full Body High Intensity Stair Workout

Torch Calories and Tone With a Total-Body Stair Workout

If you're bored with the usual run, it's time to step it up — literally! Most people have access to something that's just as good as a treadmill and weight room — the stairs. Use a set in your home, your office, or at your local park. Crank up your favourite workout playlist and keep an eye on the clock, repeating this six-minute circuit five times through for a 30-minute total-body workout. 

Time Move
1 minute Run up and down the stairs
1 minute Triceps dips: rest your hands on the second or third step
1 minute Forward lunges: alternate between stepping the right foot on the first step, and then the left; make it harder by doing bicep curls with a set of dumbbells
1 minute Double leg jumps: starting on the ground, jump both feet onto the first step, then jump back to the ground
1 minute Push-ups: elevate both feet on the first, second, or third step; if this is too difficult, elevate your hands instead
1 minute Side squats: elevate your right foot on the first step for 30 seconds, then repeat on the left side for 30 seconds; make it more challenging by doing overhead shoulder presses with a set of dumbbells
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