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Fitness

Sweat: 7 Reasons It Does a Body Good

Whether you're breaking a sweat at the gym or just walking down the street on a scorching day (Guilty!), you may be giving your health a huge boost. Here, experts dish on the mental, physical, and emotional benefits of a little perspiration.
Fight acne Sweat Side Effect #2: Blasts Zits

"When you sweat, your pores open and release the grit and grime that has built up inside of them," says Whitney Bowe, MD, a dermatologist in Briarcliff Manor, New York. Caveat: Don't just sweat and go. All of that dirt from your pores accumulates on the surface of your skin, so aim to wash your face three times a day, especially if you are constantly playing sports or working out.

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