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Stair climbers come in many different styles, however the basic premise is that they all try to mimic climbing stairs and typically run off of a gearing type mechanism which provides resistance to your body weight, which can be adjusted. Just like other cardio machines, stair climbers have a variety of different pre-set programs that you can use, and give you the typical readouts of calories, time, flights climbed etc. The one pictured below is made by LifeFitness.