How To Sweat Less In Summer

Sweat is a method with the help of which your organism gets cool. In hot and sunny weather we sweat more actively since our skin reacts to temperature rising and the mechanism of active cooling turns on. During our trainings we are “flooded” with sweat. Our perspiration partially depends on our genetics. However, there are some helpful methods to sweat less in summer!

Genetics is not a sentence, and people can develop the things they got heritably. The same is with our perspiratory glands. For instance, people who did sports in their childhood had better-developed perspiratory glands than those who preferred quieter activities. If you are among the second group, learn the following methods and reduce your sweat level, making your summer trainings more pleasant.

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Sweating (perspiration) is the production of fluids secreted by the sweat glands in the skin ofmammals. Two types of sweat glands can be found in humans: eccrine glands and apocrine glands. The eccrine sweat glands are distributed over much of the body. In humans, sweating is primarily a means of thermoregulation which is achieved by the water-rich secretion of the eccrine glands.


Maximum sweat rates of an adult can be up to 2–4 liters per hour or 10–14 liters per day (10–15 g/min•m²), but is less in children prior to puberty. Evaporation of sweat from the skin surface has a cooling effect due to evaporative cooling. Hence, in hotweather, or when the individual’s muscles heat up due to exertion, more sweat is produced. 


Reduce your loads

When we make bag efforts for performing some kind or activity, our thyroid gland starts secreting more hormones which help in muscle work. The more load your organism has, the more you sweat, so the only one way out in this case is ease up and reconsider your training plan because your load on a body and cardiovascular system in hot weather is often stronger than at the lower temperature.

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If it happens regularly, it is better to visit a doctor and check your thyroid gland.

Change your menu

Sometimes the extra respiration is connected with your ration. For example, wine, hot and spicy food, coffee, sweet stiff water stimulate the sweat secretion. You can make a nutritional journal and mark your state of health during trainings. Perhaps, in such a way you will find the other products which make you lose your valuable moisture more intensively.


Choose a correct antiperspirant

One more easy way to reduce your respiration is to find your ideal antiperspirant! Choose the one with the most neutral scent since you can spray it not only on the axillary creases but also on the other places with high level of perspiration. Do it in such regime: once for night (before sleep) and once in the morning. For more sensitive places make water solution with soda and wipe your trouble zones with it. Baking soda is a great antibacterial and anti-inflammatory substance!


In order to stop a sweat fall after your training use anything that will lower your temperature. The great and safety method is to dip your legs into cool water.

Teach your body to heat

One more method is to teach your body to heat. Do not avoid trainings in hot weather, just reduce your load and visit sauna several times a week. It will help your body get used to heat. You can spend a couple of weeks adjusting your organism to hot weather, but it is truly worth doing!


Change your clothes

And the last but important thing – always choose correct sport clothes! They have to be made of special synthetic fabrics which will draw away the moisture from your body, giving it the ability to breathe.