Stop Worrying About Sweating at the Gym

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As humans, we all have a tendency to be self-conscious about a variety of things. Quite often, this self-consciousness has a lot to do with physical things, such as how we look, what we sound like, and of course how we smell. While working out is obviously a very healthy thing to do, it doesn’t change the fact that it makes us sweat—and as a result, stink. This might make some people self-conscious while they’re at the gym, and if that’s you, here’s why you shouldn’t worry about it.

You’re All in It Together

This should go without saying, but everyone else you see at the gym is also probably sweating just as much as you. And just like you’re not judging them for the way they look or smell, you shouldn’t be worried about them judging you. Don’t put yourself down, because chances are that other people are thinking twice about it.

It’s a Badge of Honor

Honestly, if you’re sweating buckets at the gym, it’s a sign that you worked hard, and you should be incredibly proud of yourself. That’s the bottom line, and no one’s ever going to think less of you because of it. If anything, they’ll be inspired by you!