Sweating might feel gross, but it's a healthy part of exercise. In fact, there are several health benefits that are specific to sweating. For example, certain toxins can be removed through the pores. This not only cleans your body from the inside but also improves the health and look of your skin. Working up a sweat also improves your immune system (think of it like a fever, or the "clean" function on an oven).
This week, I will exercise enough to work up a sweat and recognize the many perks of perspiration.