What's the right way to climb stairs? | The Tylt

What's the right way to climb stairs?

You’re stuck behind a crowd of people. Perhaps you’re exiting a busy subway, or maybe you’re eager to snag good seats at this weekend’s football game. The only thing between you and your destination is a long, daunting staircase. Of course, climbing requires unplanned exercise, which should begin and end as quickly as possible. The way you proceed says a lot: Do you take the stairs one at a time or two? 

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If stairs were meant to be climbed two at a time, architects would have simply made taller stairs. Why make this process harder on yourself when you can get the task done just as quickly by doing the classic “quick chop.”

One-at-a-time climbing means you can get in the zone, focus on your feet and climb like there is no tomorrow. One-at-a-timers are methodical and meticulous–and also far more steady. You won’t see a one-at-a-timer tumbling backwards by accident. 

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Sure, taking the stairs two at a time means a little more effort must be put into each step. But theoretically, taking this route should end your booty-burning misery in half the time, right?

Two-at-a-timers pass one-at-a-timers handily, and the satisfaction of doing so is easily enough to make this camp the winner. These people are determined and hardcore; they don’t mind a little more pain and sweat in order to make it to the precipice.

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