The word sweating usually conjures up images like hot and sticky. However, beyond the impression, sweating it out while using HCG injections doesn’t just benefit your fitness. It also comes with several benefits, such as detoxifying the body, boosting the endorphins, and many more.
Why do you sweat?
Sweating is a natural process. It’s the body’s way of cooling itself off. When your body’s temperature rises because of exercise, stress, hormone shift, or heat, you sweat to keep your internal temperature normal. As soon as your body’s temperature rises, your brain will signal the sweat glands all over your body to cool down by producing sweat.
7 benefits of sweating that you didn’t know
- Detoxifies your body
Salty and stinky sweat? It’s all because sweat flushes chemicals out of your body. The chemical composition of your sweat changes because of the foods you eat. Stinky sweat means you consume too much alcohol or red meat. Salty sweat means there’s too much salt in your body. One way to remove these toxins to make you healthier is through sweat.
- Keep your body temperature at a normal level
Your body’s internal temperature hangs around 98 Fahrenheit. But if your body gets too hot, bad things can happen. Luckily your body has a very sophisticated mechanism in cooling and regulating its internal temperature- sweating.
The primary purpose of sweating is to cool down your body. The sweat gland releases sweat onto the skin, which then evaporates and releases heat from the inside of your body. As soon as your temperature rises, your brain will signal your eccrine gland all around your body to do its job.
- Improves blood circulation
Sweating can cause a chain of positive reactions in your body. It helps repair damaged muscle tissue by producing new proteins; it increases your heart rate to promote better blood circulation.
- Bacterial cleansing
Sweating gets rid of bacteria on the skin. When you sweat, your skin produces a protein called dermcidin in sweat binds to bacteria and potentially kills them. Your body is more likely to use its natural antibacterial when the temperature goes up as bacteria usually thrive in warm and moist conditions.
- Sweating gives you more energy
As the saying goes, “The fitter you are, the faster you’ll sweat”. If you sweat early in your workout, your body temperature is more easily regulated before it becomes too high, so you use less energy. Saving energy can give you a boost of energy later when you need it most.
- Lowers your risk of having kidney stones
Sweating releases salt from your system. This reduces your risk of salt and calcium accumulation in the kidney and urine. Thus, lowering also your risk of having kidney stones.
Sweating and more weight loss
Sweating itself doesn’t burn calories, but sweating out excess liquid will cause your body to lose water weight. Though it’s a temporary loss, still it’s a loss. So, what are you waiting for? Sweat it all out to lose more even if you are not on the weight loss phase of the HCG diet anymore.