Cardio Stair Workout + Video

I was late to my Pilates Yoga class and instead of interrupting the class (awkward!), I utilized the stairs in the building to get a good sweat in before I started my Saturday.

Cardio Stair Workout
Time: 25 mins
Perform entire sequence 2-3x.
Rest 3-4 minutes between rounds.

Warm up
Start with an easy walk/jog up and down 1 flight of stairs. Repeat 6x.

Workout
Run up 2 flights of stairs and walk down. Repeat 3x.
Run up laterally 1 flight of stairs and run back down. Repeat 2x per side.
Walk up the stairs and squeeze glutes on each step (hip extension). On the last step, jump squat to the top step. Do this for one flight of stairs.
Walk up the stairs and squeeze glutes on each step (hip extension). On the last 2 steps, perform two jump squats to get to the top step.
Walk up the stairs and squeeze glutes on each step (hip extension). On the last 3 steps, perform 3 jump squats to get to the top step.
Walk up the stairs and squeeze glutes on each step (hip extension). On the last 4 steps, perform 4 jump squats to get to the top step.
Walk up the stairs and squeeze glutes on each step (hip extension). On the last 5 steps, perform 5 jump squats to get to the top step.
Walk up the stairs and squeeze glutes on each step (hip extension). On the last 6 steps, perform 6 jump squats to get to the top step.
Walk up the stairs and squeeze glutes on each step (hip extension). On the last 7 steps, perform 7 jump squats to get to the top step.
…..and so on until you complete jump squats on the entire flight of stairs.

Let me know what you think if you try it. Enjoy your weekend, lovelies!

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