Swimming has been known to be a great workout and have numerous health benefits.
But did you know that one of those benefits could be an improved sex life?
I didn’t, but it certainly doesn’t hurt to know! The following is some very intriguing new research that could lead to a much more crowded pool at your local gym.
An increase in libido can positively impact your sex life on so many levels.
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“In men, cold water swimming is also known to improve fertility.” And it may do the same for women too! Again, it all comes down to the increase in sex hormones.
The increase in the aforementioned hormones “plays an important role in fertility. In fact, one technique recommended for men looking to fatherhood is to bathe their testicles in cold water every day.”
So, for those of you wanting to start a family, or grow the one you have, this could be helpful!
Some people are really taking this to the extreme. For instance, in South Africa, Ram Barkai is attempting to formalize ice swimming as a sport – with his International Ice Swimming Association defining an “ice mile” as one mile in water below five degree.
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One thing is certain. And that is that you will need a distraction in this endeavor. Otherwise, all your mind will be thinking about it the cold.
So, bring your Underwater Audio Waterproof iPod Shuffle with you to the pool or lake.
The music will keep you motivated while you freeze your butt off!
If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the comment section below.
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