sex before lifting?
- 02-02-2007, 12:23 PM
sex before lifting?
IDK if this is even in the right part of the forum, but it will do. I was wondering if having sex before hitting the gym takes away from your drive. I feel like if I have sex before I lift my lifts are lower. Might be because testosterone is going to your nuts to make more sperm, I don't really know. If anyone has some insight into this issue I would like to know. Thanks.
- 02-02-2007, 12:25 PM
Hell, after sex I just want to sleep...I don't have anything scientific to back it up but none of the athletes I knew would even think of having sex prior to their events.
02-02-2007, 02:08 PM
I beleive there are hormonal changes that occure after sex. Dont ask me why, but I think there is some aromatazation after gettn off (along wit ha prolactin increase.. etc)
I generally tend to wait until after sex.
Also, I have found that being horey as hell also adds to my drive.
02-02-2007, 03:21 PM
At my age I think sex before a workout is great (its also my cardio - I have to catch her first)
I find that my lifts are low as well...I can live with that.
02-02-2007, 05:04 PM
lol- I also think it's GREAT!!!!
before, after, durring,.. sure all may effect my lifts some :P but the effects on my mood are unmeasureable at times
02-02-2007, 08:01 PM
There was a study done i think someone posted it here. Intercourse helped women but decreased workout intensity for men.
02-02-2007, 08:37 PM
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02-02-2007, 10:50 PM
it was bad...very bad. It was the true meaning to "RODEO" sex..what a ride...and it was a while before I got back in the saddle.
02-02-2007, 11:04 PM
02-03-2007, 01:10 AM
i mostly do my cardo after lifting....i recommend this to any and all....just make the cardo with your woman not a stairstepper or tread.....
02-03-2007, 01:35 AM
02-03-2007, 03:22 PM
I remember in one of my college biology classes that the reason for becoming tired after sex is due to a release of tyrptophan after getting off. I haven't done any research into this matter but i'm pretty sure that is correct.
02-03-2007, 09:51 PM
02-04-2007, 04:45 AM
02-04-2007, 08:32 AM
Hey, if I'm still young and grub-like instead of being a glorious Soldier Ant like you folks, how do I go about this? It's sort of a paradox for me.
(Intentionally stupid question.)
02-04-2007, 09:39 AM
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