Health Benefits of Taking the Stairs

The Best Way to Get Up

A new initiative from New York City Health Commissioner, Thomas Farley, is encouraging people to get off of elevators and take the stairs. I think it's great since taking the stairs is an easy first step to a healthier you. Take my quiz and test your knowledge of this heart healthy alternative to the elevator.

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What year was the StairMaster introduced?
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1979
1987
1983
2 of 5
T/F: Taking the stairs will help you live longer.
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True
False
3 of 5
How many trips does the average elevator take in New York City every day?
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5,000
1,000
500
100
4 of 5
T/F: Climbing about three flights of stairs a day burns enough calories to offset yearly weight gain.
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True
False
5 of 5
T/F: Taking the stairs is faster than the elevator.
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True
False
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