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Do You Lose More Weight In Hot Or 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
Do slimming gels that heat up as you move or exercise to cause excess sweating in fatty areas make you lose weight or do you simply just sweat more?
No difference: It doesn't make much of a difference. Drink it at any temperature you like. ...Read more
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
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
Why do I feel in slow motion or tired when I try to work or do things in the summer heat, hot temperatures?
Its the heat!: You are experiencing a natural reaction to heat. Even seasoned athletes will run at a slower pace in the heat. When the hot weather is replaced by cooler temps, your body will have an improved performance. Be safe in the outdoor heat- stay hydrate and protect your skin! ...Read more
Calories burned: You burn small amount of calories when you sleep. Less than when you exert yourself or are awake. Unless you are actively shivering you won't likely burn more calories in a cold room than in a regular room. You generally burn more calories in a warm environment. If you don't actively use your muscles you will lose muscle mass. Best way to burn calories and maintain muscle mass is exercise ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does drinking hot temperature soup in the summer cause you to sweat more and thus lower your overall temperature?
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
Why in the world would someone drink HOT liquids when they have bronchitis? HOT increases blood flow and inflammation. Cold always helps me more.
Yes and No.: Yes, hot may increase blood flow locally but it does not strictly produce inflammation. Hot primarily feels good to the throat which may be irritated with bronchitis. I doubt there is any effect on the bronchial passages. If cold works best for you it is certainly reasonable to do that instead. ...Read more
Water & wt. loss: You can drink both warm and cold water to help you lose weight. When you restrict caloric intake and exercise you want to remain hydrated typically with cold fluids. Note that if you have a warm beverage ( i.e. broth, herbal tea) before meals, you will delay gastric emptying and hence feel fuller faster when eating the rest of your meal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's hard to work out in the winter. I like running outside but too cold and too much snow. Any tips and how to lose weight in the winter time?
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