Men who strenuously work out have a lower libido than those who do low intensity exercise, a study has found.
Males reach a ‘tipping point’ at which they are too tired to have sex or are just not interested any more.
The study’s conclusions are so clear that fertility specialists should consider asking men how much exercise they do if their partners are trying to conceive, the results showed.
Women trying to get pregnant are normally the ones who face questions about the amount of exercise they do
Women trying to get pregnant are normally the ones who face questions about the amount of exercise they do CREDIT: WWW.EDDIEMACDONALD.CO.UK
The researchers asked 1,100 men in the US to respond to an online poll about their sex lives, such as how often they thought about sex.
They also asked detailed questions about exercise habits like how often and how intensely the men worked out.
Among those who took part were running, cycling and ameteur endurance athletes who were contacted through trade magazines.