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luvone63 posted:
I workout three times a week and I do not sweat. Does that mean I am
not getting a good workout and I will not take off pounds?
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Rich Weil, MEd, CDE responded:
Some people cool off their bodies by dilating vessels more than sweating. That explains the red face some people get when they exercise. Both happen, but in some people one dominates more than the other. It doesn't mean that you burn fewer calories or don't get as good a workout or that you won't get as fit if you sweat less than someone else. The workout is the same. As for losing weight, you have to burn more calories that you consume no matter how much exercise you do, and no matter how much you do or don't stretch. So in addition to exercise, you need to focus on calorie intake. You can post your diet-related questions to the Diet Community:
http://exchanges.webmd.com/diet-exchange and here's the Food and Fitness Planner
http://www.webmd.com/diet/food-fitness-planner/summary


and you can select one of the Diet Clubs based on how much weight you want to lose.

http://exchanges.webmd.com/dieting-club-10-25-lbs-exchange

http://exchanges.webmd.com/dieting-club-25-50-lbs-exchange

http://exchanges.webmd.com/dieting-club-50-100-lbs-exchange

http://exchanges.webmd.com/dieting-club-100-lbs-exchange

Take care


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