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Exercise Sweat

Excessive sweating during exercise

Exercising and other physical activities increase your body temperature – so your body sweats to keep you cool.

Some people might experience excessive sweat while working out and not everyone gets sweat patches. You can sweat ten times more than normal while exercising – up to 10 litres a day. That’s a lot of fluid, so if you experience excessive sweating during exercise, it’s really important that you stay hydrated.

Despite what many people think, there is no weight loss or fitness benefit to sweating excessively during exercise. In fact, more sweat doesn’t mean you’re burning more calories, it just means your body is fighting harder to cool you down.

How to reduce sweating when working out?

Stay fresh and dry by showering after exercise and make sure you dry yourself properly to prevent bacteria-causing body odour.

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If you’re worried about sweat patches or think you’re sweating excessively during or after exercise, check out Degree Clinical Strength, three times the protection of a regular antiperspirant*.