We’ve all heard the myth that athletes should abstain from sex before a boxing match or football game, but what about the athletes at this year’s Olympics. Should they or shouldn’t they have some consensual adult playtime?
Myths about why athletes should practice abstinence:
- Sex depletes too much energy
- Sex leads to increased frustration
- Sex prevents a good nights sleep
These myths have influenced some coaches to keep their athletes in separate hotels away from their spouses and lovers, the night before a big game. Even at the Olympics there are certain rules limiting late-night activities with the opposite sex. But, rules are made to be broken and some athletes have admitted to hooking up wherever they can. Fortunately for them, there is now ample evidence that sex before competing can be beneficial.
Results of some studies that report the benefits of sex for athletes:
- Sex releases pleasure endorphins that affect emotional well-being
- Sex is a powerful pain killer that can relieve aching muscles
- Sex boosts testosterone so it can enhance strength and endurance
Studies were published in the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, reporting that having sex the night before competing in sports has no impact on performance.
The low down on the Olympic condom distribution:
There were more than 100,000 condoms being handed out to the Olympians as added amenities and that’s good news for these young, fit, like-minded competitors, striving for gold. And who can blame them for partaking in extracurricular sextivities to celebrate their accomplishments? From the moment they arrive, this Olympic pleasure paradise is driven by the basic instinct of sexual chemistry. So, with about fifteen condoms available for each athlete, you can imagine just how much sex they are having.
What we can learn about sex at the Olympics:
We can learn from the Olympics, that whether it’s communication, intimacy, or a steamy fling, the athletes are looking for, the Olympic Village is the perfect opportunity and place to find a partner who can understand, support and stimulate them mentally, physically, emotionally and/or sexually. All are with accommodations and safer sex protection provided, so why not enjoy some sexycise to get the testosterone up and those feel-good endorphins flowing. My suggestion for next time, is to give them some lube and sex toys too!