Aerobics Can Boost Your Libido
While general fitness is important for improving your sexual desire, research shows that a short burst of aerobic activity has an immediate effect on sexual arousal. In a study conducted by researchers at the University of Texas, women who ran on a treadmill for 20 minutes showed increased signs of sexual arousal when shown an erotic film than women who did not exercise at all. “We don’t know if people who run every day have a better sexual response,” says Brotto. “The leading theory in [this research] is that acute exercise boosts the sympathetic nervous system and that is part of the sexual response.”
If you’re planning a big night in, try going for a light 20-minute jog to help rev up your libido.