Category Archives: Fun
Here at Use the Stairs, we tend to think that any staircase with our stickers is the coolest in the world. Travel + Leisure have different criteria, but they have compiled a great list of the World’s Coolest Staircases. These … Continue reading
There is a fantastic upcoming event in New York City that focuses on using the stairs. Not only do you get to climb the stairs of 30 Rockafeller Center, but you can also help raise money for multiple sclerosis. Climb … Continue reading
1) Business Insider offers ’14 Simple Ways to Convert Your Sedentary Lifestyle’ and our old friend Use the Stairs is sitting pretty at No. 2. 2) The NY Times explores the theory that fitness is all in the genes. 3) … Continue reading
It ain’t illegal you know! As long as its not too crowded why not power up that escalator? Stomping up those steps will burn a massive 6 times as many calories as just standing there. Plus, if it’s the morning … Continue reading
Standing on your toes burns over 40% more calories than plain old standing. So if you’re standing on the subway, waiting in-line, in an elevator (we better not catch you in one) or having a smooch – stand on your … Continue reading
This is wonderful. Fantastic results as well: 66% more people than normal chose the stairs over the escalator.