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10 Ways to Spice up Your Sex Life After Baby

        Health | Sexuality

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Exercise
Finding the time for exercise can improve not only your abdominal muscles but also your sex life.
Finding the time for exercise can improve not only your abdominal muscles but also your sex life.
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If you're like about half of the American women out there, you weren't exercising as much as experts tell us to -- at least 30 minutes a day, five to seven days a week -- before you got pregnant. And now that you're a new mom, it's hard to find time to shower no less find 30 minutes every day for a workout.

Finding the time for exercise, though, can improve not only your abdominal muscles but also your sex life. A study at the University of British Columbia reports exercise makes a difference in how satisfied a woman is with her sex life -- just 20 minutes of exercise fired up the women participants' sexual response.

When you get your body moving, you get your blood flowing, and that includes to the genital region. Lower body exercises such as lunges as well as core-building moves like plank position all help to tone and strengthen muscles used during sex, with the added benefit of feeling good about boosting your energy, losing weight and sculpting those sexy abs.

Did You Know?

Sex itself is exercise. Just 30 minutes of sex burns 85 calories (or more, depending on how vigorous the sex is). Have 30 minutes of sex 42 times and you'll burn enough calories to lose a pound.