Exercise Myth Busters #4

If Your Not Working Up A Sweat Your Not Working Hard Enough.

I am sure many people have experienced a hot 40 degree day in summer when all you have to do is sit in the sun to start sweating your not even exercising but you are sweating. This is because as opposed to your work rate, sweat is an indication of your body heat, it is your bodies own air conditioning unit to help make sure your core body temperature stays around 37 degrees, it does this through the cooling effect that evaporating the sweat has on your skin. The loss of fluid through sweating is another important reason to drink plenty of water.

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