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Aaptiv 101: Introducing Aaptiv Stair Climber Workouts!

Aaptiv’s stair climber workouts are here! Yes, the stair climber might be a relic of the gym world, but it’s a classic for a reason: straightforward and effective, stair climbers provide one of the best low-impact workouts around. Just 30 minutes on the stairs can burn calories, improve overall cardio endurance, and give your lower body a major toning boost. They may not be fancy, but they werk. Here’s what you need to know: The exercises you’ll perform on a stair climber are simple and familiar, making them the perfect cardio machines for beginners. If you’re a gym newbie, start here! Because the stair climber is low-impact, it’s ideal if you’re recovering from any kind of lower-body injury (no knee-pounding treadmill action!). Hands off those handles! Leaning into the handles for support leads to poor form and wasted energy, and doesn’t give you the bonus you’ll get from standing straight: a killer core workout. Your midsection needs to work double-time to provide lift and support while climbing, so you’re basically getting an ab workout for free — as …