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vergil96
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 24, 2021 6:48 am    Post subject: Sweating Reply with quote

My sweating is getting worse and worse. Last year I thought that maybe I just attend more demanding trainings, and I sweated within reasonable boundaies, as much as you would expect from sport in my opinion, but recently my gi is wet like I just took a shower and sweat is puring all over me and I have wet hair too. Is it... normal? Is it better to use antiperspirant all over or not? What about the head? It's so uncomfortable.
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DWx
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 27, 2021 6:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I wouldn't worry, it means you're working hard. I used to stress about this in my teens as out of nowhere I started sweating loads during training. Even when I got really fit it never went away.

If it is worrying you a lot you could check in with your doctor but its normal for a lot of people to be dripping in sweat if they've worked hard in class.
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vergil96
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 27, 2021 3:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Okay, thanks. So it is to be expected.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some people just sweat more than others, too. If you're like that, then there probably isn't a whole lot you can do about it, other than making sure to clean up after training.
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Nidan Melbourne
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It is probably due to the fact that you are attending more demanding sessions.

Your body will adapt the more you attend, and the better it will respond to such stressors. So you will still sweat, but not nearly as much.
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