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Having Sex Improves Athletic Performance

Posted on: September 25, 2009 3:46 pm
Edited on: September 25, 2009 4:53 pm
 

It's no secret Cleveland Browns coach Eric Mangini is always looking for some kind of edge against his opponents. Whether it's the nuances of a formation or the intricasies of a route, Mangini's team spends countless hours watching film in preparation for Sunday.

In order to truly boost performance, Mangini may want his team to study a different kind of film before game day.

A recent study based in India claims having sex may improve performance among professional athletes.

"From a physiological perspective, having sex increases testosterone levels, which cause an increase in strength, energy, aggression and competitiveness," the study said.

"Conversely, not having sex for a period of a few months causes a significant drop in testosterone levels in both males and females, with the corresponding passiveness and decrease in aggression."

The study cites University of Cape Town professor of sports science Tim Noakes as a reference.

"If you want sex but do not have someone to share it with," the study continues.

"One option is to go solo whilst imagining you have a partner, or a few partners, who are as beautiful as you wish to imagine."

Although unaware of this particular study, Eric Mangini has stressed the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage throughout the offseason.

We're trying to do everything that we can do to win the game on Sunday," Mangini said earlier this month.

"I think everybody's excited about doing that."


Sources

Have Sex to Play Better, India Star Urged.
http://www.breitbart.com/print.php?id=CNG.6a0bd92c95224d7c3da33c79c7a4
8f43.161&show_article=1

(Published 9/23/09 and accessed 9/25/09.)

Cleveland Browns: Eric Mangini Press Conference 9/9/09
http://www.cleveland.com/browns/ind
ex.ssf/2009/09/_meet_the_2009_cleve
land.html

(Published 9/9/09 and accessed 9/25/09)






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Comments

Since: Feb 26, 2009
Posted on: September 27, 2009 3:27 pm
 

Having Sex Improves Athletic Performance

Looks like Brady Quinn is going to have to go solo for awhile. If I was a girl I'd be afraid he'd drop me or take me to the wrong house



Since: Jan 18, 2008
Posted on: September 26, 2009 10:01 pm
 

Having Sex Improves Athletic Performance

Cheeks - I love ya, baby - but this study defies all conventional logic and pretty much contradicts everythi
ng the greates coaches, trainers and managers have lived by for the past 100 years.

To that end, I wouldn't be surprised if Mangini hands out "PENTHOUSE" in the lockerroom before the game Sunday.




Since: Jun 30, 2008
Posted on: September 25, 2009 4:05 pm
 

Having Sex Improves Athletic Performance

What a novel concept!  I'll have to try this someday. LOL

I wonder if it works for writers as well?



Since: Mar 12, 2007
Posted on: September 25, 2009 4:00 pm
 

Having Sex Improves Athletic Performance

"One option is to go solo whilst imagining you have a partner, or a few partners, who are as beautiful as you wish to imagine."

What a novel concept!  I'll have to try this someday.  Innocent


(BTW, Sports Science did an episode about this using both male and female boxers, arriving at the same conclusion.)


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