True sexual intimacy can be achieved in your relationship only when you are both able to maintain good health and are able to satisfy each other appropriately. According to a study, impotence risk is lowered with regular and vigorous exercise. That means, you should exercise for better sex!
Yet another study found that exercising at least four to five times a week helps improve sexual functioning, augments sexual activity and orgasms and leads to greater satisfaction. Thus, it can be seen that exercises for better sex are much connected.
12 exercises every man should do for a better sex life
Exercises, my friend, are not only meant for a better body but also for having a better and satisfactory sex life. Sex is an activity that requires a lot of stamina, strength of the muscles and physical prowess. It comes with benefits too. Therefore, follow these 12 exercises so that your sexual performance never disappoints your woman.
Your core strength is extremely essential if your partner and you love to try out new positions during your sexual encounters. Three sets of planks every day and you are sure to impress your woman with your increased stamina and endurance. By following this exercise, you can also save your back from any kind of injury.
Do you think push-ups are only for fitness freaks? No, not really. Push-ups can just only help build your core and upper body strength; they can increase your endurance levels, help maintain stronger thrusts and ensure that you are able to hold your position for long periods of time. Start with 3 sets of 10 reps and slowly increase the number of sets according to your convenience.
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The many benefits of doing squats include increased blood circulation to the pelvic area, high levels of testosterone, strengthening lower body for stronger thrusts and intense orgasms. So, at least try and do 15 reps of squats daily in order to see the change in your sexual performance.
4. Interval sprints
It will be really disappointing for your girlfriend/wife and really embarrassing for you, if you get out of breath while having sex with her. Interval sprinting can help boost your energy levels and make sure that you can give a satisfying performance to your partner. Plus it will make you fit, making you more attractive. Sprint for around 20 seconds and rest for around 10 seconds. Repeat this at least 8 times for best results.
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5. Upward-facing dog
Known as Urdhvamukha shvanasana, upward facing dog is a popular yoga pose which one should definitely include in their regular exercise regime. It not only helps protect your bank from any injury but it also adds strength to hip flexors, psoas and core. In addition, the most important advantage that this exercise has is that it helps blood circulate to the pelvic region, making your orgasm more rewarding.
One study found that people in their 60s had better sexual endurance than people in their 40s because of swimming (https://www.everydayhealth.com/mens-health/exercises-to-improve-your-sex-life.aspx). This might sound too good to be true. However, this is true because swimming augments your endurance level and ensures that you lose weight. Once you lose some pounds, your energy will be boosted and your sexual function will improve.
7. Stationary lunges
Enhance your sexual drive and action by doing stationary lunges every day. Apart from helping you build core stability, flexibility, balance, endurance and strength, lunges will improve blood flow in pelvic and groin area. You can begin with 2 sets of 10 reps and then increase the reps and sets as you become acquainted with the exercise.
One of the most common and effective sexercises for both men and women is Kegels. If you are facing any of these problems – premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction or overactive bladder – you can do this exercise, because it helps train your pelvic muscle appropriately. Around 15-20 reps of 10-second squeezes and relaxing your muscles in between each squeeze will go a long way in improving the strength of your perineal muscles and pubococcygeus.
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Skipping should become a part and parcel of your everyday exercise regime, because it helps lift up your mood by releasing endorphins. In addition, it boosts your blood flow to the genitals and even makes you more agile. All of these health benefits of skipping are going to allow you to satisfy your woman’s sexual needs conveniently.
Increase the levels of testosterone by doing some strength training through weightlifting. For weightlifting, you can invest in some dumbbells which are easily available in any sports or online store. Weightlift until you feel tired by at least the 10th rep. By strengthening your upper body, your stamina will also be enhanced and this will prove to be beneficial for your sex life.
Doing crunches in the old-fashioned manner or on a stability ball can really help work your abdominal muscles, which are used during sexual intercourse. Plus, your back will also be strengthened and your ability to thrust will also increase. At least 5 sets of 15-20 reps are enough to keep your sexual health prosperous.
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12. Reclined butterfly pose
Your hips and inner thighs are used most frequently while having sex. Thus an exercise to stretch and loosen up your hip and inner thigh muscles is very important. Add reclined butterfly exercise to your workout and you are going to be relaxed and ready for some hot action in the bedroom.
We hope you are convinced of the relevance exercise has to your sex life and remain committed to be healthy both mentally as well as physically for the rest of your life. Just stay disciplined and remember you will be able to achieve the goal of being sexually healthy only when you make your mind stronger.