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Do You Lose More Weight In Cold Weather
Yes, but....: Yes, you will lose weight faster while exercising in hot weather but it is due to sweating more. As soon as you drink water, you will be back to the same weight. Effective weight loss is burning more calories than you consume. There is no magic bullet -- you have to eat less and workout more. Period. ...Read more
Cold weather wt loss: If you are "cold" and do not wear appropriate clothes for the climate. The answer is a qualified "yes"; a few more but not significant enough to try nudity in the arctic as a weight loss plan. Frostbite could kill you. On the other hand, if you are more active in the winter-ski snowshoe, snowboard, shovel snow and don't compensate with more food, you can lose weight and become more fit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have researchers found that you lose weight if you are running in hot weather wearing a sweatshirt?
No: What you lose is water, and may become seriously dehydrated and even collapse or seize. Please don't. ...Read more
If i start eating healthy and wearing a waist trimmer that makes you sweat more while exercising will i lose water weight and fat or water weight only?
Most waist trimmer: belts are made of a rubber substance (Neoprene) and promote sweating where applied.Yes, there is more sweating/loss of water, but the amount is small and does not contribute significantly to weight loss. Your healthy eating plan, especially if you have a modest calorie deficit each day, is much more likely to result in weight loss including fat, water, and hopefully not too much protein. Stay well ...Read more
Water balance: Exercise in hot weather will make you sweat more. This level of water loss/dehydration may give you a temporary weight loss, but this will go away after hydration. Probably best not to overfocus on day to day/hour to hour weight, and focus on the bigger picture of your overall health: exercise (strength, endurance, flexibility), diet, hydration, stress reduction, etc. ...Read more
Does air conditioning make you gain a few pounds? I've heard some people gain weight from AC during the summer.
How do you lose weight if you cannot exercise due to chronic pain? How many calories per day to lose weight with no exercise?
Forms of activity: The more inactive you are, the more likely you experience chronic pain and weight gain. The key is to find mild, intermittent forms of exercise that you can tolerate and carry on. For example, start with stretching and light weight bearing. Change body positions every few minutes. Take breaks but try walking/stationary bike/water exercise, and increase the duration weekly when tolerated. no snack ...Read more
I want to lose weight this summer & eat more healthy. What foods can I eat if i want to lose weight while doing exercise?
Hot days & Sweating: Nope. You may lose a few ounces of excess water weight but heat does not turn up the metabolism of your body and does not burn calories. ...Read more
No difference: It doesn't make much of a difference. Drink it at any temperature you like. ...Read more
Hydration is VIP: It takes more water to burn fat than it does to burn protein or carb. If your body is even slightly dehydrated you will derail fat burning and burn the other "fuels" instead. Most of us are slightly dehydrated anyway so it seem to take a lot of water - some to get you adequately hydrated and then more to burn fat. ...Read more
Remember: In the short term, it's not so much what your eating but how much. Plenty of single participant cases of very unhealthy diets like the McDonald's Diet, the Twinkie Diet, for short periods(on the order of a month) have yielded significant weight loss and improved CV indices but a long term nutritionally unsound. Weight is related to calories in vs calories out, not necessarily the quality of cals ...Read more
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