Much of the marketing suggests that they’re safer than more traditional underarm products, but that hype is not based on science.
In her new graphic memoir, “The Secret to Superhuman Strength,” Bechdel turns to her relationship to exercise and a lifelong interest in what connects mind and body.
Dives for loose balls. Flops to draw fouls. Soaked facial hair. They all lead to sweat on the court, and that’s a problem when N.B.A. players are running up and down the floor.
The human body can survive at surprisingly high temperatures, so long as you’re prepared to sweat.
Yes, it’s a real thing.
Long before coronavirus, the prospect of shaking hands with someone filled me with dread.