“Sweating is certainly good for the skin. It’s actually a natural way to get rid of bacteria and other things that can be harmful,” said Dr. Yossi Meyer, a dermatologist at Wolfson Medical Center in Holon. “In addition, when you sweat it helps increase blood flow to the affected area.”
How much exercise should I do?
The standard advice is that people should engage in 45 minutes every day of moderate physical activity, such as brisk walking or bicycling, or 25-30 minutes daily of vigorous physical activity equivalent to playing doubles tennis with no breaks between sets. But some experts recommend even more: up to 60 minutes per session three times a week — about an hour and 15 minutes each time — because this type of long duration exercise seems to boost overall health benefits, noted Dr. Raymond Rohrbach at New York University College of Medicine-Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City.