Honolulu named 22nd
sweatiest city in America

Stock up on the deodorant, Honolulu -- the makers of Old Spice deodorant say we live in the 22nd-sweatiest city in America this summer.

Honolulu dropped one spot from last year's No. 23 ranking, according to the third annual "Old Spice Sweatiest Summer City Study."

The experts compiled their ranking by using residents' average height and weight and the city's average high temperature and humidity levels. Then they figured out how much sweat would be produced by the average person walking one hour.

Turns out, the sweat experts say, the average Honolulu resident would sweat more than 24 ounces an hour.

That's nothing compared with the ranking champion, El Paso, Texas. The average person there produces more than 36 ounces in sweat per hour, according to Old Spice.

Greenville, S.C., came in second, and Phoenix rounded out the top three "sweatiest cities." Youngstown, Ohio, is the least sweaty city, ranking 100 in the Old Spice list.

The Old Spice experts say sweat is suppose to be odorless, but bacteria causes the "O" in B.O. (body odor).

They say to minimize sweat, drink lots of water and juice, wear cotton and light colors, and, of course, use deodorant.


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