Give Your Sex Life a Boost With These Simple Everyday Habits 

Give Your Sex Life a Boost With These Simple Everyday Habits 

You may be surprised to know that spicing up your sex life doesn’t involve drawing warm bubble baths, lighting candles or dropping a trail of rose petals (although that wouldn’t hurt). In fact, simply incorporating these every day habits can lead to a better sex life with your partner. 

Here a list of everyday habits you should practice for a better sex life: 

Divide up the chores.   A recent survey points to a more robust sex life for couples that share in the chores such as cooking, dishwashing and grocery shopping together. It doesn’t sound very sexy but apparently sharing means caring and can be a big turn-on for women. 

Stop stressing.   Sex may relieve stress but de-stressing before having sex means better sex. Work, bills, health issues, family…the list is endless when it comes to triggers that raise our cortisol levels and block the libido we want. Whatever allows you brain dump and let go some of life’s stresses should happen before you get busy between the sheets. A light walk, an upper body workout, walking the dog or sipping on a glass of vino can be effective to unwinding. 

A better diet.   You are what you eat and this applies to your sex life as well. Certain foods can block the libido you want and need. Foods such as mint, coffee, diet drinks and sodas can screw with your screwing. Consider incorporating vitamins and supplements into your diet. Here are 11 foods that will boost your health and stamina. But before you consider changing up your diet, consult with your doctor first. 

Exercise.   Not only is regular exercise good for your body but it’s integral to your sex life as well. Consider working out at least 3 times a week for at least 30 minutes. In fact, try working out with your partner. Check out this list of exercises that every guy should do for better performance in bed. 

Consider your medications.  Anti-depressants high-blood pressure drugs have been linked to a lower libido. Consult with your physician about what medications you are taking any other options or alternative medications that work best for your body. 

Turn off the TV and turn up your sex life.  Multiple studies have shown that a TV in your bedroom can kill the mood. Television can be a big distraction from making love and that’s the last thing you want when you are trying to have a healthy sex life. If you must keep one in your bedroom, consider limiting what hours it is on. 

Lastly, if you think it’s more an emotional or commitment issue, consider seeking couples counseling. 

Four Reasons Why Most Guys Should Be Taking a Yoga Class

Four Reasons Why Most Guys Should Be Taking a Yoga Class

The gyms are packed this time of year and you can expect to wait a bit longer to grab those free weights or jump on the machine. While hitting the gym is the go-to way get to work strengthening those abs and building those muscles, you may want to consider hitting a yoga studio as well.

That’s right. I got a chance to try out my first class with my girlfriend and let’s just say…mind blown and the benefits extend beyond the eye candy in class (most women are stripped down to just a sports bra and tight yoga pants). 

Here are four reasons and takeaways from attending my first yoga class as a guy.

Did I mention eye candy?   When the class first started I had a hard time focusing in on holding and letting out my breath nevermind warrior pose. The women in yoga classes are flexible, bending over backwards and feel comfortable enough to strip down to tight pants and just a kind-off sporty bra top. I eventually got comfortable enough to be around them but it was a bonus right from the start. 

Increased my range of motion.  I didn’t notice until two days later when I was at the gym mid bi-cep curl that it was easier to move and with less stiffness. Turns out, all the standing tree and back bending loosened me up enough to kill it (in a good way) on weights. The movements and positions that you do during yoga also lengthen mucles in a way that can’t be done when you are doing repetitive exercises at the gym. 

Catching my breath.  Full disclosure? I pay ZERO attention to my breathing unless I am doing reps and using breathing to count. But the practice of just breathing over and over again actually helped me during cardio. I felt that I could pull in more breath and let it out. While the practice of breathing in yoga class wasn’t my favorite, it helped me to keep up my energy level during a run. 

Better sex life.   If my gifrlfriend had told me this sooner I would have hit the yoga studio with her years ago. Instead, I was approached by the yoga instructor/teacher at the end of class and explained how and why yoga improves your sex life. One big reason is a more toned pelvic muscle. In fact, there is a 2011 study from the Journal of Sexual Medicine that goes deeper into the many benefits. 

While yoga will never replace my gym workout I am always down for all the other benefits that come with it. So the next time your girlfriend or spouse bugs you about going to yoga with them shock the shit out of them and show up—your body will thank you for it later. 

6 Sex Tip Blogs for Guys to Help You Last Longer 

6 Sex Tip Blogs for Guys to Help You Last Longer 

Remember those scenes in movies where the guy is in bed and is struggling to last longer and is trying to think of baseball, counting to 100 or Margaret Thatcher naked? For once, the movies got it right because it works for a mere few seconds and then—BOOM! 

However, it should make you feel a bit better to know that the average sex time from start to finish (as in straight guys ejaculating) is 5.4 minutes, according to a study released in 2005.

Now that you know there isn’t much time anyways, we’ve compiled a lift of 6 blogs with sex tips to help guys increase their stamina—aka LAST LONGER or last longer than 5.4 minutes. Before trying any new diet or exercise program ALWAYS CONSULT with your physician prior to adding these changes. 

Vitamins to Boost Your Health and Stamina. Whether you are struggling to have the energy to perform, need an increase in blood flow or even sperm, this lift of vitamins and supplements should aid in your stamina.

Exercises Every Guy Should Do for Better Performance in Bed. if you ever needed a reason to hit the gym, this is it. Kegels are not just for women but there are major benefits for guys that do these as well. This is not to say that you should drop the weights, just incorporate these exercises into your gym time. If you think you are going to look like a douche doing them in public, you can always do them at home. 

Foods to Boost your Health and Stamina. You are what you eat and not only will your heart appreciate you more if you eat these foods, but the thanks also comes in a longer erection.

There really is a better time of day to have sex. This blog covers the when and whys of when you should be having sex.

Really Random Things that Are a Turn-On for Women. Just to cover your bets and make sure she is satisfied start with these simple turn-ons that will get her in the mood with pretty minimal effort. Just something to keep in mind besides baseball. https://manscapeblog.com/2018/01/19/5-really-random-things-that-are-a-turn-on-for-women/

Study shows more seafood in diet linked to couples having more sex. Keep her coming back for more. A recent study highlights the many benefits of eating seafood on a regular basis which happens to be having more sex.