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Get it Up, Your Heart Rate That Is: Become a Stair Master

My absolute least favorite cardio machine to use at the gym is the StairMaster. I don't know what it is about it, but I get so bored and I just don't like it.
Today, I stopped avoiding it and tried out this new workout, which applies a modified pyramid technique (when you gradually move from low intensity for a longer time to high intensity for a shorter time, then back down again). The workout actually wasn't nearly as boring as I thought it would be and my heart rate sure was up where it needed to be.

00:00-05:00 Warm-up, Level 4
05:00-10:00 Level 6
10:00-13:00 Level 8
13:00-14:00 Level 10
14:00-15:00 Level 6
15:00-20:00 Level 8
20:00-23:00 Level 10
23:00-24:00 Level 12
24:00-25:00 Level 8
25:00-30:00 Level 10
30:00-33:00 Level 12
33:00-34:00 Level 14
34:00-35:00 Level 10
35:00-40:00 Cool Down, Level 4

Looking a little intimidating? For a beginner's version just read more
00:00-05:00 Warm-up, Level 3
05:00-10:00 Level 5
10:00-13:00 Level 6
13:00-14:00 Level 7
14:00-15:00 Level 5
15:00-20:00 Level 6
20:00-23:00 Level 7
23:00-24:00 Level 8
24:00-25:00 Level 6
25:00-30:00 Level 7
30:00-33:00 Level 8
33:00-34:00 Level 9
34:00-35:00 Level 7
35:00-40:00 Cool Down, Level 3

Try it out and definitely let me know what you think. Not into the StairMaster, then check out these other cardio workouts.

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