Query : is drinking water while sweating bad

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Mar 6, 2014 1:48pm
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There was a lady in my zumba class and she said that drinking water while sweating is bad since it stops burning calories . Well , I really get thirsty while exercising and I sip water during exercise and a glass after.
So I just wanted to know whether there is any logic to her claim.

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1047 Posts
Mar 6, 2014 2:36pm
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No

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42 Posts
Mar 6, 2014 3:44pm
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Thanks . I thought so too but I needed some reassurance .

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153 Posts
Mar 6, 2014 5:22pm
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Not at all! It's very important to stay hydrated  during any workout.
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Mar 6, 2014 6:20pm
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No,  drinking water is good and is what you should be doing is you are sweating.  I have even heard that drinking cold water burns more calories than room temp. water because your body will then burn more to regulate your body temp.  Not sure if I buy it, but is something I heard once,  regardless you should still drink water

07 Mar
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Mar 7, 2014 1:16pm
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That whole "it stops burning calories" thing just doesn't even make sense. It doesn't work like that.

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Mar 7, 2014 1:22pm
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Well I am glad to hear that there is no sense in her logic . Really whenever I used to drink water despite her claims, I used to feel guilty . Now I won't have to.  Yay !!!

07 Mar
No. In fact it's natural!
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