Specialists commenced this conversation in 1984. In a paper distributed in the Archives of Internal Medicine, they reasoned that sex can be compared to light-to-direct exercise. A few additional examinations, from that point forward, have led to more conclusive discoveries.
Highlights: Sex can boost your over all health and have weight loss benefits
- Can sex help you drop weight?
- Is there a fixed amount of calories per activity?
- Can these be pushed ahead/increased?
Have you ever wondered about the exact number of calories you shed after a hot, sweat-soaked meeting between the sheets? Same!
As per Healthline, it is proven ‘personal time’ with your partner is very important for your mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing. You can also burn some serious calories by undressing, kissing, and everything in between, during sex.
Want the specifics? Here you go!
Kissing: 68 calories per hour
“If the kissing is vigorous and involves some petting, it could be even closer to 90 calories burned in an hour,”says Jaiya Kinzbach, a well- known sexologist.
Recollect when you were first dating and going to stick to the first base! How you’d create fire by just locking lips, and had to surface for oxygen around 30 minutes later?
Well, now it is demonstrated that those kisses were justified, despite all the breathlessness. Kissing somebody you love can not only extend the connection between you two, but it can also help you with your workout and shed some calories!
Further push yourself into the workout gear by kissing in weird poses out of yoga books, and making sure that it combines well with your passion!!
Making Out: 230 Calories Per Half-Hour
A well-heated, clothes-on session of making out with the person you love is not only a great tool for romance. But is also one of the most intense calorie blasters!
“Anticipation can get your heart rate going, It gives way to heavy breathing, which gives way to a great calorie burn,”explains Gilda Carle, a well-known psychotherapist and relationship expert.
Another way to extend your calorie drop, in this case, is by trying to take turns rolling around and getting on top or bottom. You can also try a change of sceneries and spaces, along with strip-teases like dancing which adds to the hot and sweaty quotient.
Romantic Dancing: 219 Calories Per Hour
Dancing has been proven to be of help as a calorie shedder and when you dance with your partner and get closer by the minute, even with clothes on, the anticipation, as well as hotness quotient, goes up, along with the basic calorie count that you are shedding.
“It has been shown in scientific studies that right after an aerobic exercise, women become aroused and lubricated more easily,”says Barbara Bartlik, a psychiatrist and sex therapist.
You can take this up a notch by pushing each other and using your hands to more than hold your partner close, begin undressing each other or work on each other’s erogenous zones to blow up the heat and, in turn, the calorie loss!
Sex: 69 -100 Calories on an Average
The number of calories you burn during sex changes broadly from one couple to the next, just as from individual to another. Analysts at the University of Montreal asked 21 heterosexual couples, between the age of 18 and 35. They engaged in sex once every week for about a month, while wearing a movement tracker to screen calories.
The results distributed in PLOS ONE found that by and large, women managed to burn around 69 calories. While men dropped down around 100 calories, per make-out session.
As indicated by specialists, the way to push the number of calories to shed during sex is to make it hot and long. You can include a bit of groaning and moaning. That will add another 18 to 30 calories to the amount being shed.
Also try a position where you squat on top of him and then bounce up and down. This is a great workout for your thighs and butt, and it can burn up to 207 calories in 30 minutes.Kinzbach recommends
So after knowing all these sex related health benefits, what are you waiting for?