5 Sexual Benefits of Exercise
If you are like me, you have either already been encouraged by a doctor, family, friends or society in general that exercising on a regular basis can be beneficial to your health. It helps keep stress level down thanks to the endorphins that are released into your body and it helps to prevent ailments like Hypertension, Heart Disease and Type 2 Diabetes. Awesome right? Well, it doesn't stop there.
I have found that exercising also is very beneficial to a better sex life.
Over the last 19 years, my husband and I have both fluctuated in weight due to different reasons. Those reasons include a whole lot of eating and a whole lot of laziness. We have found that when we choose to live healthier lives, which includes exercising on a regular basis, not only is our general health better but our sexual health is also better.
I've put together below, some benefits of exercise that I have found have a huge impact on the naked sheets time with the spouse. So if you and your spouse are looking to adding a little spice to the sex in your marriage and you can't remember the last time you both exercised, consider getting your groove on with exercise!! As always my fellow couples, Keep it Hot!
Increases Sexual Confidence
I remember when I at was my heaviest weight in 2007, I couldn't even stand to look at myself in the mirror. Now imagine If I didn't want to look at my own body there was no way I was going to be comfortable with my husband looking at it. So I always cut off the lights for lovemaking, which in turned slowly chipped away at my sexual confidence. What did I do? I started exercising along with my husband and making better eating habits. What did this do to my sexual confidence? The weight I lost made me feel and look better, which helped get my sexual confidence back where it belonged.
According to WebMD regular exercise increases blood flow to the genitals for men and woman. Proper circulation and blood flow can help to prevent erectile dysfunction in men and it can help encourage sexual desire in women. This is very important for woman who experience low sex drives due to the hormonal changes. Good Circulation makes for Good Sexual Function.
Increases Sexual Frequency
When you have more energy, you do more things. The same reasoning can be applied to sex. When you exercise regularly you body starts to provide higher energy levels which could mean longer times in the bedroom for you and your spouse. Now who doesn't want that?
Makes Trying New Positions Fun
When in agreement, trying different positions can be fun for you and your spouse. But, trying new positions and moves in the bedroom can become difficult especially if there weight issues. Weight issues have the ability to limit a lot of things about sex, including the sexual positions.
Helps With Sexual Aging
Viagra isn't the only reason that men are having sex regularly after 50, exercise is also the culprit. Exercising has the ability to make a 60 year old man or woman enjoy sex now, just a much as they did 30 years ago. No doubt about it, exercise is an all natural Sex Booster that requires nothing more than a little time and a lot of effort.
Originally Published 10/2015. Updated 12/2017.