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    Stupid or not....


    If its stupid or not I'm curious. If I don't sweat much does that mean I have a least effective workout than those who sweat a lot??

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    As long as you are pushing yourself one way or another and progressively push harder and harder over time your fitness will improve. Are you pushing yourself?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Angela11 View Post
    If its stupid or not I'm curious. If I don't sweat much does that mean I have a least effective workout than those who sweat a lot??
    Unless you are exercising with the explicit intent of temporary weight loss through loss of water from sweating, I wouldn't say that your workout is less effective because you sweat less.

    It's also fairly subjective. Some people simply sweat more than others.

    Ultimately you are only competing against yourself. If you can finish your workout and honestly say to yourself that you gave it your all, then what does it matter if the girl/guy next to you produced more sweat during your gym session?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Deathyetforce View Post
    As long as you are pushing yourself one way or another and progressively push harder and harder over time your fitness will improve. Are you pushing yourself?
    I push myself harder everyday. Although there are times where I will feel like I'm lagging and not working hard. But that's once every two or three weeks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Landy View Post

    Unless you are exercising with the explicit intent of temporary weight loss through loss of water from sweating, I wouldn't say that your workout is less effective because you sweat less.

    It's also fairly subjective. Some people simply sweat more than others.

    Ultimately you are only competing against yourself. If you can finish your workout and honestly say to yourself that you gave it your all, then what does it matter if the girl/guy next to you produced more sweat during your gym session?
    THANK YOU SO MUCH!! I agree with every word you said and that Is what I figured I just let my husbands words "you should be sweating more than that like I do" get to me and doubt myself. I told him some people sweat more than others and it had little to do with it. So thank you for your post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Angela11 View Post

    THANK YOU SO MUCH!! I agree with every word you said and that Is what I figured I just let my husbands words "you should be sweating more than that like I do" get to me and doubt myself. I told him some people sweat more than others and it had little to do with it. So thank you for your post
    No problem at all :0)

    I once read a quote - unfortunately I do not know who by - that said:

    "The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday."
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    Out of curiosity what are your goals?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alinshop View Post
    Out of curiosity what are your goals?
    I want to lose weight, tone up, and enhance my endurance
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    Quote Originally Posted by Angela11 View Post
    I want to lose weight, tone up, and enhance my endurance

    Sounds like a plan! Who doesn't want all of that, right? Good luck with your progression.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alinshop View Post

    Sounds like a plan! Who doesn't want all of that, right? Good luck with your progression.
    Thank you so much!! Good luck to you also
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    Sweat doesn't always equate to effort...it's your body's way of modulating it's temperature. Everyone is different in this regard. Keep a log of what you are doing and try to beat it everytime you go...be it more weight or even less rest time between sets. When it is in black and white in front of you there isn't much to be doubted. GL and push yourself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZMIDLYF View Post
    Sweat doesn't always equate to effort...it's your body's way of modulating it's temperature. Everyone is different in this regard. Keep a log of what you are doing and try to beat it everytime you go...be it more weight or even less rest time between sets. When it is in black and white in front of you there isn't much to be doubted. GL and push yourself.
    This^^

    When my x used to train with me I'd be drenched and she would just get really red in the face. I feel like the majority of girls just don't sweat like guys do.
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    Girls don't sweat they perspire. Lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZMIDLYF View Post
    Girls don't sweat they perspire. Lol
    Yep that's right

    I perspire on chest/back days. However, on squat/dead/cardio days is when I get asked why I'm sweating so much.
    Squats do a booty good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Angela11 View Post
    If its stupid or not I'm curious. If I don't sweat much does that mean I have a least effective workout than those who sweat a lot??
    I have a friend who sweats like crazy when he is putting half effort and be is in really good shape.

    Me on the other hand I don't sweat nearly as much when I'm going hard


    It all depends on the person only you know if you are pushing yourself hard enough whether you are dumping sweat or not
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    Curious, does your husband workout as well?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jiigzz View Post
    Curious, does your husband workout as well?
    He used to lift but that's it he doesn't anymore
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    Ah, the sideline critic.
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