“While some older folks may worry that the efforts expended during sex could cause a stroke, that’s not so,” according to researchers from England. In a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Scientists found that the frequency of sex was not associated with stroke in the 914 men they followed for 20 years. In fact, sexual activity can help stimulate and improve your cardiovascular health in several ways.
The researchers also found that having sex twice or more a week reduced the risk of fatal heart attack by half for the men, compared with those who had sex less than once a month.
Sex can motivate people to maintain a healthy weight and good grooming habits if they know they’re going to share their body with another. The benefits of sex as a form of exercise are many – sex can improve your cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility, and balance, not to mention your emotional health. Not to mention your physical bond with your partner. The physical bond strengthens the emotional one, and emotional health is crucial to overall health. There are states that you can attain through sex that will take you beyond the physical and emotional state that many enjoy. Through fitness discipline and sexual practices you can attain these states. The next time you embrace your lover sexually, do not hold back. Be willing to discover and embrace your deepest reasons for living life. Break through your fears and give everything you have and penetrate the world and your lover from the core of your being and move them into love without limits.
Many of us have low self-esteem and develop poor body image over time because we were told negative things about ourselves. We were told to stop doing this and stop doing that. Our sexual feelings and sexual energies have been suppressed. This can greatly impact your physical health as well. Conscious Sex will bring up these feelings and give you an opportunity to release them and heal you physically and emotionally. Starting now, spend one hour a week doing what you really want to do and what you love to do. Do not wait until your finances are more secure, or until the kids have grown, or until you have finished your obligations. Do not wait any longer. Do what you love to do right now.
Good Sex makes you sweat. The skin is the largest organ in the body and eliminates 30% of poisons and toxins from the body. Sex also increases the body’s temperature which will inhibit the growth of bacteria & viruses. It also stimulates vasodilation of peripheral vessels, which relieves pain and speeds healing of sprains, strains, peripheral vascular diseases, arthritis and muscle pain. Sex can even reduce the risk of prostate cancer. “Frequent ejaculations, especially in 20-something men, may reduce the risk of prostate cancer later in life,” Australian researchers reported in the British Journal of Urology International. When they followed men diagnosed with prostate cancer and those without, they found no association of prostate cancer with the number of sexual partners as the men reached their 30s, 40s, and 50s. But they found men who had five or more ejaculations weekly while in their 20s reduced their risk of getting prostate cancer later by a full third. Another study, reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that frequent ejaculations, 21 or more a month, were linked to lower prostate cancer risk in older men, as well, compared with less frequent ejaculations of four to seven monthly.
Finally, sex can help you relax and sleep better. “The oxytocin released during orgasm also promotes sleep, according to research. Getting enough sleep has been linked with a host of other good things, such as maintaining a healthy weight and blood pressure. Something to think about, especially if you’ve been wondering why your guy can be active one minute and snoring the next. In addition to the hormonal effects. People who get regular exercise tend to sleep better and have more restful sleep. Moreover, aiding in increased bloodflow and improving cardiovascular health.
Ettore Mazzei is the author of Fit & Sexed.