Even with only moderate exercise
I can go for a gentle run for an hour in cool weather (I live in Scotland). At the end, I am drenched in sweat and my top will be wringing. I've always sweated a lot. Most sweat is from head and neck - not arms, back or legs.
I used to think it was lack of fitness, but I don't think so (5 ultras and 3 marathons this year so far).
Whilst probably only unpleasant I do sometimes worry about other effects - especially in longer races. I do replace some fluids with isotonic drinks - usually Nuun. For ultras I also use the succeed tablets and they have stopped cramp attacks.
Doctor wasn't concerned - said it was probaly genetic. Any ideas on mitigating any effects or reducing it??
You've possibly got Hyperhydritis(osis? can't remember which it is) which means your sweat glands dont know when to quit. Do you sweat at least as much, if not more when you've stopped?
Take care to take on sufficient electrolytes, and you'll be fine.
Thanks Ian - I've entered the TP100 in March - staying out of the heat. Even when cold though I sweat a lot.
Have you seen any more serious effects than a bit of temporary dehydration?
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