What you will find is the opinion of most trainers is that Stair climbers are excellent for toning and shaping muscles like the glutes and hamstrings but that that’s about all they can do for you. There are a few Different kinds of stair climbers that are available for sale, some are cylinder-driven, wind-driven and computer-controlled models.
Other Cardiovascular Fitness Equipment that you may want to check out before you buy one of these are exercise bikes, treadmills and elliptical machines.
Stair climbers are pretty popular among home gym enthusiast and most people who have invested heavily into a home gym setup will have one sitting around. What I have found though is people tend to not use them as much as other equipment if they are available.
Active stair climbers are somewhat more fit and have a considerably bigger aerobic capacity. There is a strong association between stair climbing and bone density in post-menopausal women so if that’s your case, one of these could help you have stronger bones in your later years.
These machines are also said to improve the amount of “good cholesterol” in the blood.
Stair climbing definitely increases leg power, with machine or not and can be a very high priority element in helping one reduce the risk of a heart attack later in life if you do it regularly but without abuse. Stair climbing can also very likely aid anyone to build and sustain healthy bones, muscles and joints.
Residential Stair Climbers are a very convenient and easy form to increase your cardiovascular workout without having to step out of the house. A lot of younger folks like these machines for the fame in helping out the muscles in the legs, thighs and buttocks.
Some nice steppers for very good prices can be found online or on eBay auctions.
eBay is a nice place to buy because you can find systems way below the asking price in most stores.
Of all the ones I have used in gyms before, the Health Rider was the one I thought I’d get for my home when I build my home gym. There are many options available though so make sure to do your home work when buying one.