Sarah and Tish Hamilton get to chatting with science writer and occasional runner Sarah Everts, author of the new book The Joy of Sweat: the Strange Science of Perspiration. With wit and wisdom, the guest details:

-how sweat is “an evolutionary superpower”; 
-why people sweat at different rates; 
-sweat at different ages and stages of life, including pregnancy and menopause;
-differences between exercise-produced sweat v. emotion-triggered perspiration; 
-cultural cravings for sweat sessions; and
-the societal stigma of sweating profusely. 

In the intro chitchat, Sarah shares details about her teen son’s first real job. The sweat-speak starts at 15:58.

When you shop our sponsors, you help AMR.
We appreciate your—and their—support!

KORSA shorts are summer salvation:
 Get $20 off your order at
Stress less this summer: Enjoy 40% off a Calm Premium subscription at
Start Thriving: Get $20 off your first order and a free gift when you join today at