“It’s not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs”*

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Today, it is unimaginable to envision a high building without an elevator. Climbing up to the umpteenth floor without one is considered an extreme exercise, and there are only a few stair enthusiasts who would be up for that kind of challenge. The downside is that having elevators and escalators in most modern buildings has […]

No Elevators Day 2017: Get Prepared Now!

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With only two weeks to go, it is already time to start preparing your No Elevators Day (NED) stunt in your school, work, public space. You can easily take the lead and choose the stairs and use one of our toolkits. Upgrade your everyday environment and make it stair-friendly by using one of the following packages: […]

Now we take the stairs: celebrate the No Elevators Day!

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On the 26 April 2017, everyone is invited to join the pan-European movement and ditch the elevators and escalators for at least one day. No Elevators Day is a perfect opportunity to promote active lifestyle and healthy attitude. Join our movement in Facebook and Thunderclap! See, how to prepare for the NED2017 here.

SportMalta and Maltese Parliament get behind No Elevators Day

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Malta’s national sporting body, SportMalta, has got behind No Elevators Day today, closing off elevators in the Parliament of Malta. The Maltese Parliament was not the only national parliament building that got involved today – stay tuned for ISCA’s video from today’s action in the Danish Parliament. Meanwhile, you can check out SportMalta’s video below. […]

What will be your good example?

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What is NED? It’s No Elevators Day, simple as that. And even simpler is being part of it. When we climb the stairs we make it happen, step by step. Step 1: Visit the NED website and read this information and also this. Step 2: Register your email. Step 3: Register your event. Step 4: […]

No time for physical activity?

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On 13 May 2016 the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) and its local partners will stage their second European No Elevators Day. The day will see organisations, institutions, schools and individual citizens sealing off elevators across Europe as part of ISCA’s NowWeMOVE campaign promoting physical activity. Lack of time is the most frequent excuse Europeans […]

Scottish hospitals and leisure centres get behind No Elevators Day

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Three hospitals and five leisure centres in North and South Lanarkshire, Scotland, supported the first European No Elevators Day today by encouraging their staff and visitors to take the stairs instead of the elevators. South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture and NHS Lanarkshire estimated that their efforts resulted in 7420 individuals taking the stairs throughout the day.  Due […]

No Elevators Day to keep Europeans in good shape

Today European citizens in 17 countries will take the stairs instead of the elevator for the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) and its local partners’ first European No Elevators Day. The day will see participating organisations sealing off elevators in more than 180 public and private buildings in more than 50 cities as part of […]

Make It A Stairway To Health

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We already talked about the health benefits stair climbing brings but we have a few more things to share with you! Stair climbing is an intense but not harmful exercise and also one of the most effective methods of preventive medicine. Almost all competitive athletes are often asked by their coaches to charge up the […]