Scottish hospitals and leisure centres get behind No Elevators Day

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

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 […]

10 ways to turn the stairs into a gym

To turn the stairs into a gym, all you need is your motivation, your body weight and ideas for some stair-suitable exercises. We’ve got the third part covered for you. When using the staircase for your workout, you can: 1. Warm-up your body: 2. Train your abs: 3. Jump and get your cardio training: 4. Train your chest […]

No Time For Physical Activity? Your Opportunity Is Now!

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claim that an adult individual needs more than 2 hours a week of moderate-intensity exercise to be in a good shape. That shouldn’t be so hard to achieve if you let yourself get a little more creative. The most common reason for people not to be physically active is […]

Europe Says NO to Elevators and YES to Stairs on 05.06.2015

Modern society has one extremely dangerous feature – physically inactive lifestyle. Because of it the way we spend our days needs to change – we need a new, active way of living. To support and promote this change, we decided to start to a new initiative throughout Europe – No Elevators Day (NED). What is No […]

No Elevators Day demonstrates how easy it is to get active

No Elevators Day is a pan-European initiative part of NowWeMOVE campaign initiated by International Sports and Culture Association (ISCA) and supporting the European Week of Sport #BeActive. No Elevators Day will happen for the first time on 05.06.2015 all over Europe. No Elevators Day could be easily implemented – in office buildings, shopping centre, apartment […]