Day 33: Stair Climbers | AccountingWEB

Day 33: Stair Climbers

Stair Climbers provide cardiovascular conditioning, such as normalized blood pressure, better circulation, and decreased serum cholesterol, increased metabolism to help maintain a healthy body weight, improved leg and hip strength, and improved mental functioning, including better concentration, improved mood, decreased stress, and more restful sleep. Keep in mind that climbing up a flight of stairs is easier on your knees than walking down the steps, so consider climbing up the stairs but taking the elevator back to the bottom.
 
Step 1: Start by climbing up stairs for one minute.
Step 2: If you have to walk back down, go down more slowly and less aggressively than you went up.
Step 3: Over time, increase your climbing to 15 minutes.
 
Reprinted from Deskercise! The Workplace Workout, by Dr. Todd M. Berntson
 
See the complete library of Workplace Fitness exercises.
Wait, there's more!
There's always more at AccountingWEB. We're an active community of financial professionals and journalists who strive to bring you valuable content every day. If you'd like, let us know your interests and we'll send you a few articles every week either in taxation, practice excellence, or just our most popular stories from that week. It's free to sign up and to be a part of our community.
Premium content is currently locked

Editor's Choice

WHAT KIND OF FIRM ARE YOU?
As part of our continued effort to provide valuable resources and insight to our subscribers, we're conducting this brief survey to learn more about your personal experiences in the accounting profession. We will be giving away five $50 Amazon gift cards, and a $250 Amazon gift card to one lucky participant.
This is strictly for internal use and data will not be sold
or shared with any third parties.