Don’t sweat the small stuff, but do sweat out the toxic stuff!
If you want to detox, your skin has an uncanny ability to help you rid your body of toxic overload.
Most people don’t think of the skin itself as an organ, but it is one, and an important aspect of the physiology to help boost your health in numerous ways.
While you can practice dry-brushing or sit in a far infrared sauna to help detox through your skin, a good old-fashioned sweat is one of the best ways (and cheapest) to utilize your skin’s ability to bolster health and vitality.
We sweat to keep our body in homeostasis. If we didn’t sweat, we’d overheat when we are working out. Increased circulation caused by sweating and the removal of toxic buildup in our blood is one of the first benefits of sweating but there are many more.
Here are 7 ways that sweating is good for you:
With astounding benefits that are both mental and physical, make sure you get a good sweat in at least 5 times a week.
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