A: I really need to lose some weight, I think I'm going to go on a diet.
B: I think a little exercise would do you good. Why don't you join a fitness center?
A: What's wrong with going on a diet? If I don't eat much for a few weeks . I should be able to lose a few pounds.
B: Combining exercise with a healthy diet is the most effective way to lose weight, but if you have to choose between exercise and diet, exercise is the better choice.
A: I hate working out, besides, I don't want to get too muscular.
B: If you do low-impact aerobics, Pilates or Yoga, you can tone up without building up too many muscles.
A: I do like Yoga. Do they have any Yoga classes at your gym?
B: I'm not sure, but I can look for you. If you join a gym, you can use the pool and take any of the classes you want for free.
A: I didn't know they had a swimming pool at your gym. Do you think swimming would help me lose weight?
B: Sure it would. It's an excellent form of exercise.
A: Do you think I'd still have to go on a diet to lose weight?
B: I'm not an expert, so I can't tell you. But the trainers at the gym will be able to advise you on your diet and can help you come up with a fitness plan.
A: That's exactly what I need! Thanks for your help.
B: Any time.