Climbing stairs is good for women after menopause

Apart from walking, climbing stairs is another inexpensive exercise that can be done without any equipment or hefty gym fees. A recent study has found that climbing stairs is good for health as it is an effective form of workout.

Walking up the stairs makes the muscles of the leg strong and flexible.

The exercise has been found to be particularly beneficial for women going through menopause.

It has been claimed that climbing stairs is good for reduction of another serious health problem which is high blood pressure problem.

Other benefits are reduced risk of osteoporosis, better lipid profiles and fat loss.

Researchers studied the health and vitals of postmenopausal women who were trained four days a week and climbed 192 steps two to five times a day.

The results showed reduction in stress, blood pressure and increase in leg strength.

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