Sex Exercises to be Better in Bed

The Better Sex Workout for Women

The plan to firm up, fire up, and look and feel great

Better in Bed!

Sex can be the best motivation to lose weight and stick with an exercise routine. Think about exercising this way: It holds the keys to feeling great about your body and enjoying the love life you’ve always dreamed of. Exercise can deliver all those benefits and more—starting, well, immediately. As soon as you elevate your heart rate and rev up your respiratory system by moving your muscles, cobweb-clearing oxygen floods your brain. Your body releases feel-good hormones called endorphins that lift mood, repel stress, and reduce anxiety.

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The sense of accomplishment that follows a workout helps you swell with feelings of self-worth. Even the healthy flush in your face gives your skin a youthful glow. All of things provide instant, positive feedback and future motivation to stick to a lifestyle of regular exercise and healthy eating. And weight loss, if that’s your goal, will work wonders in helping you feel comfortable and happy in your skin. When you like how you feel naked, your body and brain are fully synchronized to enjoy all the pleasures of sex.

The beauty of this workout is its simplicity and effectiveness. You can do it in the privacy of your home, so it's extremely convenient. All you need are a pair of 5- to 10-pound dumbbells, a stability ball, and a bench or step. The resistance workout was designed by regular Men's Health and Women's Health contributing trainer Craig Ballantyne, author of Turbulence Training.

The secret to its speed is doing sets of two exercises back to back with no rest. You rest only after completing a superset. Exercises 1 and 2 make up one superset, 3 and 4 another superset, and so on. This technique can increase your calorie burn by 13 percent. The pairs of exercises are chosen specifically to work different muscle groups. This way, the muscles you just exhausted while doing exercise one get a break when you're doing exercise two. This allows you to trim workout time while adding an aerobic-fitness aspect to the workout.