In the past decade only few people asked this very different yet important question, would exercise enhance sexual performance? According to numerous health professionals regular physical activity is the key to improving sexual performance. By exercising, you'll increase your levels of sexual desire and performance.
In addition, a regular exercise session activates the blood flow to the sympathetic nervous system and encourages blood flow to your genital region. Ultimately this will help reduce any dysfunction.
1-Lack of general fitness
2-Being over weight
3-Chronic cough (such as smoker’s cough or chronic bronchitis and asthma)
4-Constant heavy lifting
5-repetitive straining to empty bowels (constipation)
6-Some prostate gland surgeries
HOW TO TRAIIN THE PELVIC FLOOR?
1 - Kegels: Contract the pelvic floor muscles by lifting and holding up to 10 seconds and gradually release. Begin with 5 sets of 10 repetitions per day, gradually working up to 10 repetitions per day.
2 - Quick pelvic floor exercises: Tighten and lift the whole of the pelvic floor in one contraction. Hold for a count of one. Release with control. Repeat 6 times.
3 - The wave: Contract the pelvic floor from back to front. The contraction begins at the back of the pelvic floor, progresses towards the front [pubic bone]. Contraction held for few seconds and than slowly released from front to back. 5 repetitions.
4 - Sexercise: [ladies special] Practiced during intercourse, tighten the pelvic floor muscles, particularly the vaginal wall so that a grip is placed on the partner’s penis by the virgina. Hold for few seconds and relax. Perform as many sets as desired!
Above exercises are sometimes prescribed for pregnant women. It’s proven that both men and women benefit from these pelvic floor exercises. Apart from specific concentration on training the pelvic floor muscles regular physical activities like jogging, walking, cycling increases the person’s desire for sex as well as the ability of sexual performance.
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