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How Many Calories Do You Burn Having Sex

Author: Sexual Diversity
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Published: 11th Oct 2014 - Updated: 10th Sep 2022
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Additional References: Sexuality Publications

Summary: Find out the number of calories you burn during sex, sexual activities, foreplay, and other sex positions.

Main Document

It has been said that the first indication that sex was a positive experience will be a buzzing in the pelvic area and a clear complexion. If sex was terrific, you feel dangerously drained, as though your body had been connected to a large milking machine for several days...

It has been estimated that having sex for a half hour burns approximately 150 to 200 calories and sometimes maybe as high as 350 calories if you are really active in bed. The calories burned during sex are roughly the equivalent of fast walking, jogging, or weight lifting for around thirty minutes.

A tongue in cheek look at the number of calories you burn during sex per sexual activity, foreplay, and other sex positions...

Possible Side Effects of Good Sex

Possible Side Effects of Bad Sex

Recovering From Sex

Calories Burned After Sexual Intercourse

During Intercourse

Trying Again

The Act of Insertion

Satisfying Partner Sexually (penis size)

Most experts agree that penis size means nothing. In those rare instances where a man has a small member, he may have to compensate by working slightly harder. whereas a man with a huge organ might not have to work as hard.

Multiple Orgasms

For women:

(Depending on her recovery rate, a woman can enjoy aroundeight8 orgasms within an hour without losing consciousness or disarranging her hair. As the number increases, she may experience a form of "reduced sanity" that temporarily interferes with her ability to make the beds and cook supper.)

For Men:

(Many men can enjoy up to 4 orgasms in an hour with little discomfort except for the slight ringing in the ears. However, a man who tries to achieve more than ten orgasms within that same period is flirting with irreversible brain damage.)

Special Orgasms

Sex Related Noises

Calories Burned in Various Sex Positions

Sex Locations

Calories Burned Having Orgasm

Orgasmic Intensity Scale

Pulling Out

Possible Side Effects of Intercourse

Approaching Sexual Orgasm

Premature Ejaculation

For Women

For Men:


Group Sex

Typical Sex Related Fears

Personal Fears


Getting Caught

Almost Getting Caught

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