What a pleasant shock! Men with bulging bellies last longer in bed
Do not be ashamed of your bulging belly any more during sex. A fascinating research shows that men with larger bellies perform much longer between the sheets!sex and relationships Updated: Sep 26, 2014 19:23 IST
Do not be ashamed of your bulging belly any more during sex. A fascinating research shows that men with larger bellies perform much longer between the sheets.
Also read: Why men prefer to have sex with lights off?
According to Turkish researchers, more fat around the stomach area means a man has more estradiol.
Estradiol is a female sex hormone which helps to inhibit orgasms for males.
For the study, researchers from Erciyes University in Kayseri, Turkey, analysed 200 men.
Also read: It's official, marriage leads to weight gain
They compared their body mass index (BMI) with their sexual performance.
They found that overweight men with bigger bellies and a higher BMI lasted 7.3 minutes on average in bed.
As for fit men, the act lasted two minutes on average, with a significant number suffering from premature ejaculation, the Huffington Post reported.
Also read: Fat isn’t necessarily bad
"As the BMI increased, the number of patients decreased in the premature ejaculation group," researchers concluded.