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Doctor insights on: Do You Lose More Weight In Hot Or Cold Weather

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Do you weigh more in the hot weather?

Do you weigh more in the hot weather?

No: Weight, a unit of measure of mass that is related to gravity. Temperature does not factor into it. ...Read more

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Will jogging in hot weather make you lose weight faster?

Will jogging in hot weather make you lose weight faster?

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

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Do I burn more calories in cold weather?

Do I burn more calories in cold weather?

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 more

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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?

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?

You simply sweat mor: If you sweat enough to be dehydrated you weigh less with the same amount of fat. There is no selective loss of fat except by liposuction. Diet and exercise make you slimmer. This is worthwhile in every way. ...Read more

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Does jogging in hot weather increase your weight loss?

Does jogging in hot weather increase your weight loss?

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

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Why do I feel in slow motion or tired when I try to work or do things in the summer heat, hot temperatures?

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

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Does sleeping in a cold room burn calories? Can it also make us lose muscle mass?

Does sleeping in a cold room burn calories? Can it also make us lose muscle mass?

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 more

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What causes me to lose weight with cold weather?

What causes me to lose weight with cold weather?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Does drinking hot temperature soup in the summer cause you to sweat more and thus lower your overall temperature?

Only if spicy: If the soup is especially spicy hot, then you will sweat more, but it will only bring your body temperature back to "normal". ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why in the world would someone drink HOT liquids when they have bronchitis? HOT increases blood flow and inflammation. Cold always helps me 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

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Would running in hot weather at night burn more calories than in the cold?

Would running in hot weather at night burn more calories than in the cold?

No: Although temperature effects metabolic rate and sense of fatigue it does not do so enough to have any effect. The greater effect of running in hear is of dehydration and loss of sodium chloride and other ions. ...Read more

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Which is better to drink ,warm water or cold water in a plan to lose weight ?

Which is better to drink ,warm water or cold water in a plan to lose weight ?

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 more

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How can you avoid getting dehydrated when in hot climates?

How can you avoid getting dehydrated when in hot climates?

Drink water: drink plenty of water, and avoid products like alcohol and those that contain caffeine ( coffee, tea, soda). ...Read more

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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?

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?

Restrict calories : The major point is to restrict calories and carbohydrates. If you do not go to gym do aerobics at home such as running in place, rope jumping, jumping jacks, etc. ...Read more