Having sex before sport CAN boost your performance: Long held belief it harms your effort is rubbished after analysis by scientists
Sex the night before a sporting event has long been banned by coaches.
But scientists now believe that making love does not harm performance on the running track, on football pitch or boxing ring.
Rather than hamper performance, sex before sport - as long as it takes place more than two hours before competition - can actually improve results, according to the study.
For years, coaches and sportsmen have perpetuated the advice that sexual activity before an important game or event is likely to 'drain' the body - of both testosterone and energy, leaving athletes without the aggression and... read more
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