5 Reasons Why Cycling Is Good For Your Sexual Health

Physical activity is important for your overall health and one of the easiest ways of being active is hopping on your bicycle.

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Physical activity is important for your overall health and one of the easiest ways of being active is hopping on your bicycle. Plus, it's fun as well. The riding bicycle has number of benefits and boosting sexual health is one of them. In this article, we will mention 5 reasons why cycling is good for your sexual health and we'll mention some other ways of improving sexual health for better sex life.

Benefits of cycling for your sexual health

1. It gets the blood pumping

Riding bicycle is one of the best forms of exercise you can do to improve your heart health. It's a well-known fact that everything that's good for your heart is also good for your penis and sex life.

Cardiologist Michael Crawford states that a well-trained heart can pump up to 50% more blood with every beat compared to an untrained heart. Healthy blood flow is crucial for your sex health.

2. It makes you feel more confident

When you're riding your bike regularly, you're getting into a great shape and you become aware of it. The better you look, the more confident you get. Feeling confident has a big impact on your sex life; feeling sexier makes you want have sex more often and you even become brave enough to try things you've never tried before or simply experiment with positions.

On the other hand, when you don't feel sexy or confident you avoid sex or simply don't enjoy it.

3. It increases your stamina

As mentioned above, cycling is one of the best sports for cardiovascular conditioning. When you ride your bike regularly, your energy levels increase. Increased energy levels are beneficial for your sex life as you can perform longer than before.

4. A natural high

During and after riding the bike, your body releases endorphins which produce the feeling of satisfaction. Endorphins are also released after sex and act as stress relievers. Yes, feeling of satisfaction after riding a bike can put you in the mood for having sex later which is one more reason to start cycling today.

5. It boosts testosterone levels

If you thought the stories about cycling ruining your testosterone levels were accurate, you were wrong. The story which revealed that cycling leads to impotence started in 1997 when a magazine Bicycling published an article in which a urologist Irwin Goldstein claimed that sitting on the bike for too long can lead to impotence and poor sexual health.

However, there is no scientific evidence that would support its claims and so far, there have been no recorded cases of impotence caused by riding a bike. In fact, cycling is quite important for improving your sexual health. According to a study whose findings were published in the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 30 minutes of cycling can boost your testosterone levels by 97%.

The study was conducted in New Zealand in which participants had to undertake to train with either high or low cadence. Participants who used high cadence had doubled the testosterone levels than the other group.

Improving sex health

As you can see, cycling is beneficial for your sex health and improves your sexual performance. Sexual performance can, in some cases, suffer due to underlying problems such as erectile dysfunction. Luckily, you can easily tackle and solve this problem successfully. Here are some erectile dysfunction exercises you can try:

Kegel exercises - aren't just for women. In fact, women can benefit from them as well. Benefits of Kegel exercises include:

  • Relieving erectile dysfunction
  • Improving sexual experience
  • Help you stop dribble after you urinate.

To perform Kegel exercises, you need to clench muscles of the pelvic floor, hold them for 5 seconds and release. You should do 10 reps a few times a day. When you get used to 10 reps, you can increase the number.

TIP: you can locate pelvic floor or the lower pelvis during urination; stop the stream a few times during urination. The muscles you use to do that are the muscles you should exercise.

Other exercises you can try include:

  • Aerobics
  • Running
  • Speed walking etc.

You should also consider taking male enhancement products to improve your sex health. These supplements are made of all natural ingredients and offer a wide array of benefits like boosting testosterone levels, increasing energy levels to make you last longer, and they help you sculpt your body as well.


Throughout this article, you had the opportunity to see all the wonderful benefits of cycling on your sexual life. Now, you have one more reason to hop on your bike and ride at least 30 minutes a day.


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