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10 Exercise Tips for a Better Sex Life

        Health | Sexuality

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Lift Weights

Some people -- many of whom otherwise incorporate a wide range of exercises into their daily lives -- will avoid weight lifting. That might be because an image of bulging biceps on muscle-bound weight lifters comes to mind. However, both men and women can greatly benefit from taking up weight lifting. It strengthens your bones and can exercise every major muscle group in the body. Some studies have also shown that lifting weights causes an increase in testosterone, which can translate to an increase in your sex drive. You won't build crazy-huge muscles unless you're specifically trying to do so.

Most of the exercises we've suggested so far require no equipment whatsoever, but adding weight lifting to your repertoire will mean visiting a gym or making some purchases. You can use weight machines, but a lot of people prefer to use free weights such as dumbbells. Some use household items like bottles of water or cans of food when they're just starting out. If you choose to lift weights at home, it's important to make sure that you're using the proper form to avoid hurting yourself and to make sure that you target the right muscles. Start with lighter weights and work your way up to heavier ones over time.


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