to exercise in order to lose weight?
This is rather like asking
- do I have to have regular sleep in order to lose weight?
Point is, although neither
exercise nor sleep has a significant direct effect on weight loss,
they both have a tremendous effect on our mood and general body health.
Also, they both help us to maintain our weight loss. So, without enough
of both, weight control becomes much more difficult.
In other words, the answer
For best weight loss results,
you should take moderate, regular exercise.
But don't expect it to have an instant effect. Exercise should be
For more details, see
How can exercise help to control