How To Keep Your Hands And Feet From Sweating?

If you are thinking about taking up cycling, it’s important to be aware of the risks associated with sweating. Sweating is a natural process which occurs in all living creatures and is essential for regulating body temperature. When we sweat, water evaporates through pores on our skin releasing heat from our bodies. The combination of increased activity levels and the hot weather can lead to excessive sweating at certain times during exercise on some rides e.g.:

when climbing hills on an incline;

during long periods of riding under 40kph (25mph); or

in cool conditions when your core body temperature drops below 20°C (68°F). Your hands will feel clammy because this sweat does not evaporate quickly enough from your hands or feet if they stay in one position for too long. To protect against these problems:

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