5 Surprising Ways To Boost Your Sex Drive

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Five surprising ways to perk up a flagging sex drive....

It all starts with you never having enough of each other.

What used to be several times a week - or day - diminishes and perhaps continues to diminish. At least, that is, until you make a move to do something about your sex drive.

Best is that there are ways to perk up a flagging sex drive naturally. All it takes is a healthy lifestyle, from food you eat to the exercise you do, to make you feel better and improve your sex drive too.

Want to boost your libido?

Here are 5 surprising ways to boost your sex drive. These are simple and easy ways you can give your sagging libido a boost.

Work Out

We all know this to be true.  Exercise will make you better in bed and is good for you. It keeps your heart healthy, reduces the stress hormone (cortisol) and helps keep you slim. But did you know that people who exercise regularly have higher sex drives?

Exercise gives you added energy and stamina. Oh yeah, stamina is an important element in sex and so is physical strength. You do want your partner to be able to last the distance and to move around a bit.

You don't have to become a gym junkie to have fun in bed. Regular, moderate exercise can make all the difference.

Some might also say that time spend in bed counts as exercise, and as it turns out it's true too. OK, so it won't match a spin class, but sex can still make you sweat, as it increases your heart rate which in turn increases your rate of calorie burn.

Sleep naked

Skip the PJs! If you want to heat things up between the sheets and help keep your core body temperature regulated, sleeping naked is the way to go. Getting your Z's in the nude can have a surprising effect on your sex drive.
Lying skin-to-skin helps your body secrete the intimacy hormone and makes you want to get even closer. And think about it. Your partner is there, naked and available. And so are you. You know what will happen next!


Stress is a major libido killer If you aren't happy and aren't sleeping well, chances are you won't feel like getting it on at all. Find ways to deal with stress in your life because stress is not just a libido killer but is also a damages your health. Find 10 minutes during your day and do deep breathing, yoga or meditation. A little change in your life could make you feel not only better and healthier, but sexier too. Plus having sex will help you sleep.

Eat For Sexual health

Have a balanced diet that includes fresh and organic food. Food that feeds both your body and brain, two components that are essential to your sexual health and your libido.

A healthy blood flow can do wonders for your libido by increasing circulation to your sexual organs. Foods that increase circulation include garlic, chilli peppers, ginger, strawberries, and avocados. They contain allicin, which dilates blood vessels and thins the blood. Having a high libido is also closely related to brain health.

Your brain is a very complex network of chemical messengers called neurotransmitters, which can influence whether you feel sad, happy or motivated. Neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine can give you feelings of well-being by heightening your mood, and require good quality protein to operate. Therefore, omega-3 fatty acids found in meat, fish, eggs, cheese, yogurt, pulses, nuts and seeds also help here.

Sweet smells

Our sense of smell is directly tied up to our desire. So during sex, simply taking a whiff of your partner can boost your libido, especially true for women.

One of the best aphrodisiacs for them is actually the smell of male sweat. That's where the pheromones that help dictate attraction are found. Of course, it really helps if it's the right man doing the sweating. Otherwise, it just smells.

Good thing is, you can also stimulate your sniffer by inhaling other types of scents.

Certain perfumes and scents can double as aphrodisiacs to increase your sexual drive and attractiveness without a lot of work.

Aromatic oils that have been reputed to have aphrodisiac qualities are the sweet flavors of cinnamon,jasmine, sandalwood, bergamot, cedarwood, chocolate, vanilla, lavender, roses and patchouli. So why not try lighting scented candles before sex to release an arousing odour into the room, or give each other a sensual rubdown with scented oils?

Treat yourself to some sweet smells to get back in action.

There’s a lot of very practical things you can do to put more spring in your step - and more sex in your life. And hey, if all you have to do is sleep naked or get in an extra workout here and there, it sure can't hurt to try.

What ways have you used to perk up a flagging sex drive? Please share with us in the comments section below.

Author's Corner

Christina Miller
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Writing interesting pieces about sex, the lifestyle and the different aspects of human sexuality is a challenge that Christina will endeavour to take. When she’s not blogging, she loves to exercise, watch movies and go to the beach whenever she can.

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Posted: Apr, 22 2017
Add new fresh sexy exciting people to the mix that will help you test your limits and possibly treat you to something new or different that could blow your mind. You never know what someone else could bring to the mix you may have never done, thought about, or even knew of. Variety is the spice of life..
Posted: Apr, 18 2017
How about a good swingers party?
Posted: Apr, 12 2017
Showers together is good too

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