Sweating at the gym

previous topic · next topic
Anna894

Joined: Feb 13
Posts: 9

      quote  
Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 23:37
So I sweat a lot at the gym (just my genetic make up I guess?) and some people just ignore me but others look disgusted. I always wear deodorant (can't say the same for a few of the so called "non-sweaters"Wink and I always wipe everything down with the disinfectant spray after I'm done. There is no way I'm going to decrease the intensities of my workout since I want to loose weight but what can I do to make people stop staring/ how to stop sweating so much? And are people actually appalled by people that sweat a lot at the gym or are they just in awe at the sheer force of power besides them?
sarahduke

Joined: Apr 11
Posts: 76

      quote  
Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 23:56
Im gonna go with Awe... I never used to sweat when i first started, but as i got more fit, and worked harder i noticed i started sweating more and more and quicker as time went on. Now, if im not completely soaked hair dripping - i feel like I could have worked harder. Go get your sweat on, F those other fakers!
ā€œSeventy percent of success in life is showing up.ā€ ~ Woody Allen
kingkeld

Joined: Sep 09
Posts: 1,995

      quote  
Posted: 15 Feb 2013, 04:09
I'm with Sarah on this. You do what you gotta do, as long as you clean up and wipe down. If you work less than you, joke's on them. Smile

Visit my website: www.tabdig.info

"Losing weight is never about eating as little as possible"
- Kingkeld.
"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
ā€• Eleanor Roosevelt
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.

I went from morbidly obese to being the owner of TABDIG - a weight loss coaching service that helps people worldwide losing weight. It's been an amazing journey. From October 4th 2010 to April 3rd 2012 I lost half my body weight - 80 kilos/170 lbs. Since then, I have had two cosmetic surgeries to remove excess skin. I have now quadrupled my strength, gained several kilos in muscle mass, and today I focus on building muscle, optimizing my diet, living healthy and helping people to reach the very same goals. I am stronger, healthier, thinner, happier! If you feel that you need help losing weight, don't hesitate to send me an inbox message.
Sk1nnyfuture

Joined: Feb 11
Posts: 530

      quote  
Posted: 15 Feb 2013, 04:30
Sweat away, I say... You clean up and disinfect... So what is heir problem!?

" Success is what you make it, there's no better time to make a change than the present."

"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. "
tonym1967

Joined: Oct 12
Posts: 49

      quote  
Posted: 15 Feb 2013, 05:43
Do not let them worry you, you are at the gym to do just that, sweat, part and parcel of the environment.
Your body, your choice, heed advice, not instructions.
shmiller

Joined: Mar 10
Posts: 504

      quote  
Posted: 15 Feb 2013, 07:43
The purpose of the gym is to sweat. Fuggedabawtit.
"The grass ain't greener, the wine ain't sweeter, either side of the hill" The Grateful Dead
cerobit

Joined: Jul 12
Posts: 83

      quote  
Posted: 15 Feb 2013, 07:50
+1 to all above comments.

Living in hot, humid Fla, I grew up thinking sweating is normal. My Minnesota bred-wife can't stand sweating , even at the gym! Consequently, I handle ALL outside chores!
dx w/inoperable brain tumor 9/12, so nutrition is vital. Dedicated to slaying this beast.
Approaching 4 yrs post diagnosis this 9/16, slow & steady boy, slow & steady.

"Keep on swimming" Nemo
fredmugs

Joined: Jan 11
Posts: 383

      quote  
Posted: 15 Feb 2013, 12:23
I sweat profusely. When I get off an upright bike at my gym there is literally a puddle of sweat on the floor and my shirt is soaked. Don't worry about it.

On the plus side most people won't get on the bike that I ride.
Pain is a by-product of a good time.
CollyMP

Joined: Feb 13
Posts: 37

      quote  
Posted: 15 Feb 2013, 13:46
Just joined, so I hope it's okay to respond-The gym is one place where sweating, sometimes profusely, should be considered absolutely normal. If you feel people are staring, stare back at them! Serious gym rats rarely notice anything that anyone else is doing, and if they've got time to stare at you then they probably aren't working hard enough to make it worth being there. You've stated you're cleaning the area you've used so you should be fine.
shmiller

Joined: Mar 10
Posts: 504

      quote  
Posted: 16 Feb 2013, 05:25
I thought of you when I saw this (and I love this page if you're a Facebook member. Great recipes.) Sweat is fat cryin' Wink
"The grass ain't greener, the wine ain't sweeter, either side of the hill" The Grateful Dead
ptobkin

Joined: Feb 13
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 25 Feb 2013, 15:41
Good for you Anna, your working out hard! I wish I worked out that hard every morning.....as long as you wipe down the equipment when your done, I would have no problem with it at all. Who cares what other people think!



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

HOW TO FAST - NOT SO FAST
Keto, fasting, etc, are just tools. You may find they help you adhere to your calorie goals. Like others have said, they are not magic bullets. CICO people. There are hundreds of calorie counting w ...
by Diablo360x on 26 Aug 16 05:58 PM
Low fat cheese
I do love cheese but try to stick to my limit daily what is the best low fat cheese you can have .
by jmrtam on 26 Aug 16 05:45 PM
ONE KETO FLU OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
Someone just tried to challenge me with "What about the inuits - they eat fat..." I was too lazy so I just cut and pasted...: in multiple studies the traditional Inuit diet has not been shown ...
by Thatolliefellow on 26 Aug 16 03:31 PM
How to log net carbs
I'm new to the website and today I added a slice of bread to the database. this bread has 8 carbs and 7 dietary fiber to make it 1 carb, but it still registers as 8 carbs on my macros. What do I do?
by Roo612 on 26 Aug 16 09:00 AM
Completed My 1st. Challenge
Yeah I recently realised that bananas are so high in carbs!! My sister warned me about mangoes. She has done a low carb diet for a year or so and has lost 10kg (22 pounds). So I am limiting the sweeter ...
by Aussie Elise on 26 Aug 16 05:41 AM