Who remembers that iconic line from the opening sequence of the popular ā80s show āFameā?
Every week, tough-but-big-hearted dance teacher Miss Grant yelled at her students that āfame costsā¦and right here is where you start paying. In sweat.ā
Sweating is Cool Because Science Says So!
When we exercise or do anything on a hot day, we sweat. We need to sweat because itās good for us.
Hereās how the science of sweating works:
- Between 2-4 million eccrine sweat glands cover our bodies, through which moisture is secreted to help cool us down and regulate our core body temperature.
- When sweat glands leave your body, they evaporate from your skin and cool you