3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Fitness > The Biggest Loser - Winning by Losing

The Biggest Loser - Winning by Losing For discussion of the NBC tv show The Biggest Loser and the book Winning by Losing, by Jillian Michaels

Silly Exercise Question!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-04-2006, 07:33 PM   #1
Flowers Only
 
TeresaKM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 14

S/C/G: 236/200/150

Height: 5'4"

Default Silly Exercise Question!

This may be a silly question, but I am hoping someone will know the answer.

I ride a excercise bike for cardio. Sometimes it is so hot in the room, I put a fan in to cool me off and sometimes, I just sweat. Does it make any difference if you sweat or not on the workout? Does it affect calories burned?

Thanks Everyone!
Teresa
TeresaKM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2006, 07:53 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Ohio
Posts: 70

Default

You've got company - I've always wondered about that too!
__________________
Honey
Ultimate Goal: 150
WaistingAweigh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2006, 09:21 PM   #3
2 wheels is plenty :D
 
chick_in_the_hat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 3,100

S/C/G: 264/180/150

Height: 5'4"

Default

I'm no expert - but I'd say working up a sweat can't be bad. Just keep yourself hydrated. To figure out how hard you are actually working, I'd venture a guess a better measurement would be heart rate - that would be more constant regardless of temperature. I aim to keep my heart rate between 75-80% of maximum when I am working out.

Sweating has cleansing properties - saunas and sweat rooms have been in use for generations.
__________________
Gina
Before & Current Pics
chick_in_the_hat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2006, 06:34 PM   #4
soon to be goddess
 
angel-eyes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 1,817

S/C/G: 236/216/17?

Height: 5'7"

Default

I don't think there is ever a silly question.....I would think its all good, any type of excercise....sweat or no sweat!!! Good for you for the workout!!
__________________


next challenge ???




angel-eyes is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:59 PM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2