Sex is mysterious and surrounded by a lot of myths. The media, movies, and literature are not always accurate about the carnal act and can quickly mislead. If you have incorrect assumptions about sex then you might find yourself frustrated or disappointed with the reality. In this article, we will cut through the folklore and provide you with the facts to debunk the myths.
18. Sex Is a Calorie-Burning Workout
If you manage to have sex for 30 minutes then you can expect to burn only 85 to 150 calories. It takes 3,500 calories to burn one pound of body weight. There is no way to burn enough calories to even lose one pound of body weight by having sex.
Most people only have sex for three to seven minutes, according to a study released by The Journal of Sexual Medicine. Honestly, if you want to lose weight then you will have more success hitting the gym or investing in a treadmill.
17. Men and Women Have a 10-Year Difference in Sexual Peaks
When a man is 18 years old, his testosterone is at its peak, but a woman’s estrogen levels do not peak until they are in their mid-20s. This peak has nothing to do with sexual desire. Whether man or woman, sexual desire is constantly fluctuating and relates not only to age but also emotions.
Life appears to impact sex considerably. During your lifetime, you will experience many suggest in sexual desire and times when your drive appears to plateau.