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How can I get exercise to lose weight if it is hot outside?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Exercise when cooler
When the weather is hot, one can exercise early in the morning or later in the evening (be sure to use mosquito repellent spray if mosquitoes are in season).
During the daytime, swimming is fine even in hot weather. Otherwise, indoor activities such as going up and down stairs, walking in circles at an air-conditioned shopping mall (without snacking), or indoor ice-skating are all calorie-burners.

In brief: Exercise when cooler
When the weather is hot, one can exercise early in the morning or later in the evening (be sure to use mosquito repellent spray if mosquitoes are in season).
During the daytime, swimming is fine even in hot weather. Otherwise, indoor activities such as going up and down stairs, walking in circles at an air-conditioned shopping mall (without snacking), or indoor ice-skating are all calorie-burners.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Daily activities
Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house.
Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet!

In brief: Daily activities
Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house.
Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet!
Dr. Mark Galland
Dr. Mark Galland
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