Dry spells are frustrating. Even supermodels aren't spared the drought. Recently-divorced Miranda Kerr told GQ UK this month that the lack of sex was starting to affect her body: "One thing I've noticed is now that I'm having less sex my body isn't as toned. The more sex I have, the more defined my arms and stomach get."
If only having sex would give us all Miranda's toned body. Most of us have to work hard at the gym to achieve half of what Miranda has. But does having less sex really affect your body?
"Going without sex might decrease libido, but it's not going to make someone less toned," says Lauren F. Streicher, M.D., author of Love Sex Again. That being said, going through a dry spell could affect your body in other ways. Streicher says that regular sexual activity increases blood flow down below, which can increase lubrication and elasticity—so you might not get these benefits if you're temporarily off sex.
Also, it turns out that having can boost your workouts, which might be why Miranda is feeling less toned than usual. Streicher says, however, that you won't lose muscle definition from not having sex.
Anyone who loves coffee will find that an espresso machine is an excellent addition to the home. These machines enable you to enjoy delicious coffee at the touch of a button. You will find a huge range of espresso machines you can choose from, so deciding which one to go for can be a bit of a challenge. However, if you know what to look for, this task becomes far easier. Read more
Some people are just naturally caring and nurturing- looking after others comes easy to them. If this sounds like you, why not use this to your advantage in your career and work within the care field? It could be with children, older adults, mental health patients or those who are physically unwell. There are so many fantastic reasons for joining this career path. Here are just a few of them. Read more