Free Shipping on All Bicycles**

August 25, 2018

Sweating is a natural human process that we all seem to be grossed out by. It is sticky and usually accompanied by a wonderful relationship of body odor. Despite all this, it is such an important and healthy aspect of our human anatomy.

The act of sweating is actually such a useful way of releasing toxins and unclogging pores, making all those donuts you had this morning worth it. One of the greatest things about sweating is that it is really beneficial to your skin and helps you achieve that natural glow you're begging for.

 Sweating has the ability to help your skin by:

  • Hydrating it
  • Naturally exfoliates it with salt and other minerals
  • Utilize particular acids to fight dry skin and dermatitis

All of this works on the skin because of the pores purging the skin and body of different bacteria, dirt, and minerals. Our skin absorbs a lot of the material and chemicals we come into contact with like pollution, lotions, soaps, dirt, and germs. When our pores are opened due to sweating, our sweat pushes those dreadful things out. What's great about the sweat on your skin is that sweat has the same pH factor as the skin, making it optimal as it is.

Sweating is also good for your insides too! When your body starts the sweating process, it sends a signal that your body is entering a performance zone. When in this zone you are reaching different heart rates and temperature goals that can help you in your exercising intentions.

Exercising is ultimately the ideal way to get your body into the sweating phase (instead of other methods like the sauna). This is ideal because during exercise other effects will occur like:

  • Increased heart rate
  • Water is flushed through your system faster (especially your skin)
  • Working to build muscles, lose weight, tone up etc…

Sweating from exercise also more natural and more effective.  

Many people who exercise will focus on when they start sweating and the amount of sweat they are producing. It is a natural gauge to how your body is doing during the workout and reacting to it. Something that can seem gross is actually very beneficial in a variety of ways, so don't be so hard on yourself the next time your pit stains are showing at work, you are doing good things for your body!





Also in LocoFit Blog

6 of the Best Cycling Gadgets on the Market Now
6 of the Best Cycling Gadgets on the Market Now

May 01, 2019

Each year hundreds of great cycling products are released, and with everything from bike locks to lighting systems, it's easy to miss out on some of the best products. As modern technology creeps into bicycles and their gadgets, it continues to be an exciting time to be a cyclist. Awesome gadgets are icing on the cake for your life riding, so here are some of the best cycling gadgets you won't want to miss:
All About Sugar: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly. Why we should cut down on sugar intake.
All About Sugar: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly. Why we should cut down on sugar intake.

April 05, 2019

Sugar hides in many of our everyday foods, from baked goods to fruit juice. According to the American Heart Association, from 2001 to 2004, the average American consumed 22.2 teaspoons, or 355 calories, of sugar a day. In contrast, the recommended amount of added sugar is no more than 100 calories a day for women and 150 
Deciding between hi-tensile and chromoly fixed gear bikes?
Deciding between hi-tensile and chromoly fixed gear bikes?

March 01, 2019

Loco Cycles now offers two styles of metal for our fixed gear bike lines, Chromoly and our new line of Hi-Tensile steel frames. Our Hi-Tensile steel bikes are built tough, just like our Chromoly bikes you know and love, but at a more affordable cost. Both types of metals are designed for daily use and will hold strong for many years.