Fresh sweat doesn’t have a smell. It’s the bacteria that feast on sweat that cause the bad smell.
The first two weeks of preseason training are the toughest as players’ bodies acclimatize to running hard in the heat. An exercise scientist explains the risks.
It all comes down to an oily secretion from special glands beneath our skin, which are very prevalent under the armpits, and more active at certain times.
Toe jam was mentioned in a song by The Beatles. Maybe they knew a thing or two about foot hygiene.
On a hot and humid day, the fan is your friend. But ice cream won’t make the difference you think it will.
Sensors that measure sweat could be coming to the market soon, but for them to be useful, we’ll need to understand more about this fluid that our body produces.
Here are some practical tips to keep you comfortable while helping you stay safe.
Heat stroke is a danger in extreme temperatures, but a major risk factor for dying during a heat wave is cardiovascular disease and other pre-existing health conditions.
Which is worse, dry heat or wet heat? Both, says an exercise physiologist.
If you’re itching to get back to the gym when it re-opens, here’s what you can do to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
Sweating is usually our body’s way of stopping us from overheating. But if excess sweating is a problem for you, there’s help.
In his recent interview, Prince Andrew claimed that he had stopped sweating. Here’s what the research says about how and why our bodies do it.
What is the smell of sweat? An artist recreates the pungent body odor as an art installation.
You can stay fit during soaring summer temperatures — if you follow some simple precautions.
For the roughly 3% of people who have this condition, sweating can be almost constant.
Sweat comes from special parts in our skin called glands. You might be able to see them if you have a very strong magnifying glass.
It seems obvious that a game should be suspended if it’s too hot to play, but it’s not as easy as implementing a maximum temperature.
They say ‘men sweat, while women glow’. But new research shows gender is not the reason for different levels of sweating.
Here’s the science.
Our success as a species is 5% inspiration and 95% perspiration.