A recent study show that people that are more fit have better sex that people that are out of shape. This can be explained by the fact that if someone is in better physical shape, they should be able to have more stamina in bed. But there is also another reason why people who are fit have better sex. The fact that most people who work out have a better self image contributes to this because you can be freer when you have confidence in yourself. These factors focus on being healthy resulting in having better sex. The relationship of sex and health also works in the other direction. The act of having sex contributes to being healthier.
Sexual intercourse is a cardiovascular workout. It requires the people involved to be able to handle an elevated heart rate for an extended amount of time. The better ones body is conditioned for cardiovascular activity the better they will be able to perform in bed. In addition our bodies require cardiovascular conditioning for longevity. The more endurance we have the easier everyday tasks like house keeping become. This can provide lower stress and frustration. So not only in intercourse a way to be intimate with some one you love it is also a way to live longer and stress free.
Along side of building endurance sexual intercourse burns calories. The more endurance we build the longer the act of sex will last. Having sex for 30 minutes or more at a time will lead to being in better shape. The better we look the higher our self confidence. The higher self confidence the better we are at having sex. So having sex gets us fit and being fit helps us have more sex. Now one can view sex as a way to show our loved one we care in more ways than one.
Like any other aerobic exercise sex builds and tones muscles. This is a must for getting into shape. Getting and keeping ourselves in shape will make us more sexually attractive to our partners. Intercourse as an exercise especially tones the abs, hips and butt. There are many exciting ways to enjoy your partner in the bedroom. The more diverse your sexual encounter the more muscles you will tone and better your sex life will be.
Having sexual intercourse produces the hormone oxytocin. This makes the endorphins in our system increase, and pain declines. This can help treat minor discomfort or pain. Many of have heard the old cliche “not tonight I have a headache” well now we know how to take care of that headache.
The oxytocin that released when having an orgasm also promotes sleep. Getting proper sleep is one of the most important factors in achieving optimal health. There are many studies that link a healthy sleep cycle with an array of health benefits. Sleep is 1 of the 4 pillars of optimal health. The other 3 are nutrition, exercise and stress management.