Getting sweaty (outside the sheets) is actually a major turn-on-science says so. Studies consistently show that exercise equals a higher sex drive and better sexual function, says Mary Claire Haver, M.D., an ob-gyn at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
But, it turns out there’s actually a workout that’s best for doing exactly that: strength training.
How Exercise Boosts Your Sex Drive
First things first: whether you’re a cardio queen, diehard runner, devoted yogi, or free-weight warrior, any exercise is both good for you and your sex drive.
“If someone is sedentary and starts exercising in any form, they will see an improvement in their libido,” says Haver.
There are three reasons exercise is (literally) bangin’ for your sex life: first, if you’re exercising regularly, you’ll be feeling better, looking better, and have an all-around better body image, says Haver. Second, exercise increases blood flow both short- and long-term to …