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Here's How All That Sex Might Affect Olympic Athletes

Because you know the Olympic Village is lit.

In case you missed it, there is a lot of sex that goes down at the Olympics.

The International Olympics Committee reportedly even provided 450,000 free condoms for this exact scenario.

So with all of this action going on, is it possible that sex can affect someone's athletic performance?

There are lots of superstitions surrounding sex before sports.

Obviously this is a hard thing to study, but the research so far hasn't found any widespread negative implications for banging before a big event.

But it really comes down to individual differences in how people respond to sex.

A recent study by Young found that we have a self-fulfilling prophecy when it comes to sex before sports.

But even though ~sex~ might not screw with an athlete, other stuff might — like staying out all night, drinking, smoking, etc.

So what does this mean for us non-Olympic athletes who also sometimes have sex before a big workout?

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