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Until elevators and steel girder construction around the turn of the 19th century, the tallest buildings were usually five stories. People worked in those fifth stories for years. Also, plenty of jobs have people walking up and down hills all day for decades, starting as small children. It's actually sort of sad that people consider eight flights of steps ...


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You should do some research on flat feet, and I think you'll see that it's not really anything to concern yourself with. I have rather flat feet myself, and have never noticed a problem except when others tell me I should deal with my flat feet. In fact, if you start looking into the research a bit, you won't find any smoking guns that indicate being flat ...


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Technically speaking, any activity that increases your cardiac and vascular levels by activity is indeed cardiovascular exercise. Whether it's walking, climbing stairs, boxing, or yoga, maintaining your heart rate at a higher level during activity. There are a couple of catches, though. First, heart rate is a symptom of the activity, not the activity ...


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You are doing cardiovascular workouts to improve the transportation of oxygen in your body. When you say a person is in a poor shape, that is he or she becomes breathless just after short time of light physical activities, you actually mean he or she has a poor oxygen transportation. The way you do such workouts is usually by working as hard as possible in ...


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As with any form of exercise, it is possible to accrue injury by doing it incorrectly. For stair-climbing, the key to avoiding knee strain is to keep your body over your knee while ascending. When going up a step, place your foot on the step, shift your weight over it, and then push up. Odds are you're already doing it, since climbing with your weight ...


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It's highly unlikely you will have any long term ill effects from climbing 8 stories stairs daily. Nonetheless you might want to consider the same supplemental excercises for the thighs that e.g. joggers or cyclist do, such as stretching thighs or massaging with a blackroll This will prevent the musculature from becoming stiff and avoid unnecesarry ...



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