Sure, sex is a type of workout in its own right. A small study found that sex burns about 4. The same study showed that 30 minutes on a treadmill burned more calories: calories for men and for women. But for more feel-good sex, science is pointing fingers at burning calories at the gym first. Just as it would during a gym session.
You have to train for most athletic endeavors — and sex is no exception. If sex is your sport, get ready for the action with a workout that improves your flexibility and strengthens the muscles you need to master any position. Put on a playlist that revs you up and perform 10 reps of each move below from Sadie Kurzban, certified fitness instructor and founder of the dance cardio technique Fitness. Then repeat the entire circuit up to three times to really prep your body for your other favorite workout. Hip Swivel: Start in a wide stance with soft knees. Keeping your elbows near your sides, bend your arms and bring your hands out to the sides. To start, come up on to your right toes as you turn your hips toward the right and pop your butt out to the left.
It may not be a goal you want to bring up at your gym induction , but you can improve your sexual athleticism through training. Jones designed the following programme to combine bodyweight strength moves with targeted stretches. Use it either as a stand-alone circuit or add it to the end of your workout.
How to: Sit with knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Lean back, bringing palms under lower back for support as you gently lowering yourself to the ground on elbows. Arch back and drop head and shoulders back.