How many calories are actually burned during sex

When we think of physical activity, running, Pilates, high-intensity exercise, or perhaps team sports come to mind.

But when we think about how to burn calories, we hardly think about sex.

But exercising between the sheets can be the most fun (certainly the most favorite) way when it comes to good sweating.

But can sex be considered real physical training? Not really.

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Thinking about sex as a form of exercise is an exaggeration. It certainly has several physical benefits and certainly helps maintain fitness, but the calorie consumption that results from sex is not as high as many think.

So here’s how many calories we burn during sex.

Not surprisingly, in recent years, several studies have been published that aimed to calculate how many calories we burn during sex.

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One of the most recent, from the University of Quebec in Montreal, examined 21 heterosexual couples in their early twenties. The researchers monitored energy expenditure during exercise and sexual activity.

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Obviously, there is no universal formula that is universally valid, but the results showed that women burn about 70 calories (3.1 calories per minute) during sex for an average of 24 minutes, while men burn more, or less than 100 (4). , 2 calories per minute).

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Not as much as you hoped? Rest assured, there are several ways to increase calorie burning in the bedroom.

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For example, kissing a partner for half an hour can burn up to 230 calories, while oral sex can burn up to 100 calories in the same amount of time.

Plus, your partner’s massage can burn about 80 calories per hour, and reaching orgasm can burn an extra 60 calories.

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But what most affects the amount of calories ingested during sex is posture.

For example, women can burn up to 122 calories every half hour if they are on a partner, and about 116 calories if they keep their legs raised during intercourse.

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