Exercise to Reach Your 2015 Goals: Part 3

Goal #3

Fall in Love

Fall in love with exercise? No! But, regular exercise will increase your self-esteem and libido (for both men and women). Lorenz and Meston (2014) found a stronger positive impact on satisfaction when women performed 20 to 30 minutes exercise sessions before sexual activity. And, you might just happen to meet your special someone at the gym. I did!

References

Lorenz, T.A. & Meston, C.M. (2014). Exercise improves sexual function in women taking antidepressants: Results from a randomized crossover trial. Depression Anxiety, 31:188–195. doi:10.1002/da.22208.

Penney, S. (2014). Exercise is key to achieving top new year’s resolutions. NASM Blog. http://blog.nasm.org/fitness/exercise-key-achieving-top-new-years-resolutions/ Accessed on December 25, 2014.

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About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering "chronologically-enriched" clients about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle and preventing injury. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, and group exercise instructor—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, public speaking, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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