Boost Your Sex Life by Working Out Together

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Are you looking for a way to boost your motivation to work out? How about this: couples working outย together on a regular basis not only have more, but better sex. So let’s just say a consistent workout routine can improve your “couple workout” ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Working out with your significant other improves your lovemaking
In a poll conducted in 2013, 66% of the runners surveyed thought working out together with their significant other would improve their sex life. The percentage of men who said this at 71% was slightly higher than that of women at 62%. We say go for it – become a workout couple!

Couples who run together on a regular basis not only have more, but better sex. Click To Tweet

Running increases your interest in your significant other
In another study done in 2015, 41% of the 1,000 runners surveyed said that they felt euphoric after their workout and more attracted to their significant other.

This is not so surprising: when you run, your body releases some of the same hormones it does during sex. Endorphins, also known as โ€œhappy hormones,โ€ help relieve pain, lower anxiety and give you a euphoric feeling.

Young couple stretching after their workout.Feel better, look better! Add style to your workouts.

Regular exercise makes you more desirable
The University of Arkansas examined 408 test subjects (who exercised 3-4 times a week): 80 % of the men and 60 % of the women felt more desirable due to regular exercise. High five to that! How about trying some couple exercises together!

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Improves your potency
A study of 30,000 people conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health found that men who exercise regularly have a 30% lower risk of impotency than physically inactive people.ย 

Couple doing a workout together in the gym.

More orgasms
But regular exercise can do much more: it can also lead to more orgasms and improved “couple fitness”. 78 test subjects began to run four times a week. In the span of 9 months, they reported a 30% increase in sexual activity. The number of orgasms also rose by 26%.ย 

Still having trouble gathering the motivation to lace up your shoes? Then have a look at our infographic and learn why runners are better lovers. And show this to your partner, perhaps this can spark a new routine of working out together!

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