Almost everyone is familiar with this story: A year-old boy in some small town is sitting in math class. He isn't thinking about anything in particular or maybe he's thinking about Victoria's Secret catalogues, I don't know. Suddenly, before he can really understand what's happening, he's got an erection. It's cool, he thinks. I'll just sit here until it's over. But, in that exact moment, his teacher calls him up to the board, and he's forced to walk passed his snickering classmates and his crush, who can all see his adolescent boner.
5 Exercises That Can Cause a Spontaneous Orgasm
Some Women Orgasm During Exercise
Women may not need a guy, a vibrator, or any other direct sexual stimulation to have an orgasm, finds a new study on exercise-induced orgasms and sexual pleasure. The findings add qualitative and quantitative data to a field that has been largely unstudied, according to researcher Debby Herbenick, co-director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University. For instance, Alfred Kinsey and his colleagues first reported the phenomenon in , saying that about 5 percent of women they had interviewed mentioned orgasm linked to physical exercise. However, they couldn't know the actual prevalence because most of these women volunteered the information without being directly asked. Since then, reports of so-called "coregasms," named because of their seeming link to exercises for core abdominal muscles, have circulated in the media for years, according to the researchers. Herbenick and her colleagues used online surveys to gather their data, which included answers from women who had experienced exercise-induced orgasms and women who reported exercise-induced sexual pleasure. Most of the women, ages 18 to 63 and an average age of 30, were in a relationship or married and 69 percent said they were heterosexual.
11 Things You Never Knew About Exercise Orgasms
When a highly respected sex researcher writes a fitness book, you can expect something a little different. Debby Herbenick , Ph. What she found: At least 10 percent of all people — no matter the age, gender, or fitness level, experience orgasms while exercising. While getting off during a good workout is a great end goal for anyone, it's not as simple as a few extra sit-ups. Herbenick's new book, The Coregasm Workout , explains the phenomenon and presents workouts that may help you increase your chances of arousal or orgasm during exercise.
Brb, going to the gym. Maybe you've seen headlines like these floating around:. She's been leading the coregasm research for the past few years, so she filled us in on everything they know so far. So obviously, they kept studying.