To avoid overheating, your body sweats. Sweating is how we cool the body during exercise or other heat stress.
If you're performing a weight or interval exercise and resting between sets, you may not need to towel off as much.1 Aerobic workouts burn more calories.
Sweating doesn't burn calories. Dr. Wilson explained it takes energy to physically transfer the ions that enable water to enter glands and be produced as perspiration.
According to Yale Medicine, hyperhidrosis causes excessive sweating. Hyperhidrosis overactivates the body's two to four million sweat glands, creating excessive perspiration while others sweat gently.
Your friend's barely gleaming when you're sweating enough to wash the floor doesn't matter. Dr. Wilson noted sweating ability varies greatly.
Monitor your heart rate to gauge your workout intensity. Heart rate monitors, health trackers, and apps may help.