Originally Posted by cube_rat
I was just wondering if getting old does something to the stair climbing abilities.
Seriously, I've lived in both single & multi-level homes during the last 58 years.* Believe it (or not), I did notice a "difference" when we went from the single (like our last home) to multi-level (like our current 2-story).* The reverse was not true (went from a 3-level to 1-level, one time; didn't notice the "reduced effort required").
Since I'm diabetic and use the treadmill for my "daily 4-mile walks", I just think of the extra effort going up/down the stairs help me "manage my condition".
Of course, when I'm old and feeble (no, not today*
) I'll just put in one of those "stair lifts" to "deposit me" on the correct level* :