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The answer can be found in the "No Sex Before Sports" episode of Manswers. Here is a summary of that video: The assistant coach of the LA Avengers tells his players to abstain from sex the night before a game because late night sex can take away hours from sleep. Adequate sleep is necessary for good athletic performance. David Baron, M.D. Physician, says ...


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A theory of abstaining from sexual activity postulates that sexual frustration increases aggression since testosterone would still be in the body instead of expelled due to ejaculation. A "Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine" article by Samanatha McGlone and Ian McShrier, titled Does Sex the Night Before Competition Decrease Performance? and published in ...


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While the penis itself isn't a muscle that can be trained, but simply speaking just a sponge for blood, there are three muscles that are responsible for supporting ejaculation and maintaining an erection via compression of blood vessels. Musculus retractor penis It doesn't seem like this muscle is important in humans, the english wikipedia article doesn't ...


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Peer reviewed literature on testosterone appears to have inconsistent conclusions, however, the well designed studies all agree that abstinence raises T. Some studies say that masturbation raises T, and some that abstinence does so. But the well-designed studies all conclude that abstinence raises the baseline amount of T in your body. Well designed studies ...


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While there is no specific exercise that will do this general good aerobic conditioning will help. So, keep going to the gym and stay healthy and you should have long, happy sex for years to come. From WebMD: The study showed that men over age 50 who kept physically active had a 30% lower risk of impotence than men who were inactive. As men age, the ...


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When my wife was on bed rest when she was pregnant with our daughter I asked if it precluded sex. The rhetorical question I got back was: Does it get her heart rate up? The answer is, yes it is a form of cardio workout. The question then becomes a matter of the quality of cardio. In other words, how high does your heart rate go? You want to be in ...


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I'd like to clarify a very important point: both men and women have testosterone and estrogen, however the proportions and functions are different in each. An article on whether "BioSignature" holds water against science had some interesting facts regarding the role of testosterone and estrogen in men and women: In men, testosterone is the primary ...


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From A research on the relationship between ejaculation and serum testosterone level in men. The purpose of this study is to gain understanding of the relationship between ejaculation and serum testosterone level in men. The serum testosterone concentrations of 28 volunteers were investigated daily during abstinence periods after ejaculation for ...


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One of the reason why masturbation is believed to have an effect on muscle gains is because it influences the testosterone levels. Recent research suggest that natural levels of testosterone simply have no effect on muscle gains. New research from scientists at McMaster University reveals exercise-related testosterone and growth hormone do not play an ...


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EDIT: Take this answer with a grain of salt. See masonk's comments below. Short version: sex and masturbation are no problem for muscle gain. Long version: several studies have looked at sex, including these: link 1 -- found no relation between sex and maximal exercise performance link 2 -- sex actually stimulates testosterone production link 3 -- found ...


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I have read that actually it is good to masturbate and doing sex because it release testosterone during one of 2 hours after you do it, and testosterone is good for gaining muscled. So I don't really think it is good to stop for your own spirits and body you have to feel good in your body.



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