Doesn't it feel good to sweat? To feel your muscles warm up, to feel your heart pump, to feel the toxins escape through your pores...well, everything except that last part. It turns out that, contrary to popular belief, sweat really isn't detoxifying. The real detox happens in completely different organs. Still, we love to sweat all the same.
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Why Do We Sweat?
Key Facts In This Video
The average person has 2.6 million sweat glands in their skin and can produce up to 3 liters (0.79 gallons) of sweat per hour. 00:25
Sweat is odorless, but the bacteria that feast on it release smelly compounds. The best way to reduce this is to keep up with regular hygiene. 00:46
1.6% of humans have a genetic trait that keeps them from stinking when they sweat. 02:22
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