By Rob Waugh. Belgian researchers watched videos of women walking, and were able to tell whether they regularly had orgasms from intercourse. They say having sex gives you a spring in your step - and it seems it's actually true. At the Universiti Catholique de Louvain, Institut d'itudes de la famille et de la sexualiti, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, they set about proving the theory right. They took women with known histories of either vaginal orgasm or inability to orgasm from sex and videotaped them walking on the street, and their orgasmic status was judged by sexologists blind to their history. The researchers think that, as well as having an effect on people's mental health, orgasms can 'loosen' muscle groups. Some theories of psychotherapy assert a link between muscle blocks and disturbances of both character and sexual function. In Functional-Sexological therapy, one focus of treatment is amelioration of voluntary movement.
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Some theories of psychotherapy assert a link between muscle blocks and disturbances of both character and sexual function. In Functional-Sexological therapy, one focus of treatment is amelioration of voluntary movement. The present study examines the association of general everyday body movement with history of vaginal orgasm. AIM: The objective was to determine if appropriately trained sexologists could infer women's history of vaginal orgasm from observing only their gait.
Some women reach orgasm during exercise, especially those that involve the core abdominal muscles, researcher Debby Herbenick, and J. Dennis Fortenberry, M. However, they add that the findings in this latest study are new. Herbenick, and Fortenberry carried out online surveys which included adult females who said they had had an orgasm while exercising, known as EIO exercise-induced orgasm , and another who reported having experienced exercise-induced sexual pleasure EISP. They were aged form 18 to 63 years, the majority of whom were either married or in a relationship. The most common exercises associated with exercise-induced orgasm were abdominal exercises. Herbenick says that nobody is sure what mechanisms are involved during exercise to induce an orgasm or sexual pleasure. Future studies, hopefully, will be able to determine that. The authors hope that women who experience either orgasm or sexual pleasure during exercise may feel, after reading about this study, that their responses are normal experiences. The authors caution readers to make no assumptions until other more specific studies have been carried out.
The first time it happened, I was 45 minutes into a two-hour run. It was during my sophomore year of college, and I had developed an unparalleled obsession with exercising. My fanaticism bordered on the unhealthy; I must have spent hundreds of hours on the dirt towpath by my school, running away from the stresses of my young adult life and an array of body issues.