For guys like me, chat programs like AIM might seem ages away.Sex Messenger is the next generation of this style of communication – but with a much more grown up feel.The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2003 Apr;88(4):1478-85.Rest assured — a little love making the night before an athletic event probably won’t cause a dirty disadvantage.The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 2000 Sep;40(3):233-9.. We asked our experts their thoughts on the subject. Dan Trink: "While science does not back up the 'no sex before the big game' myth, there is one factor that will trump all others when it comes to an athlete's performance — his or her mindset.But heads up — the study also found having sex within two hours of the test made the subjects less attentive. The myth that bedtime sex before the big game can hurt performance is just that — a myth. Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine, Charles R. If the athlete thinks that sex will have a negative effect on his game, it certainly will.And the good news keeps a’ coming: Research suggests having sex boosts testosterone production in men, which Testosterone dose-dependently increases maximal voluntary strength and leg power, but does not affect fatigability or specific tension. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA. Just as if the athlete thinks that tying his shoes three times while standing on a bench wearing his favorite blue socks will improve his game, that probably will as well.
If there’s anyone else that’s going to try and attempt this, here are some tips that I learned along the way!
In four separate studies testing strength, aerobic power, and VO2 max, neither abstinent nor sexually active athletes seemed to have an advantage, suggesting sex doesn’t get in the way of playing up to par Effects of sexual intercourse on maximal aerobic power, oxygen pulse, and double product in male sedentary subjects. (Read More: Is Internet Porn Killing Your Sex Drive? And let’s not leave out the ladies, who may have the full-court advantage.
) Sex doesn’t seem to disturb the mental game either, at least for men. Department of Anthropology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV. Scientists discovered a female orgasm could stop the release of a specific pain transmitter for up to 24 hours, which may help ease muscle pain or soreness. ) When it comes to the effects of sex and how it could help make or break athletic performance, the research is lacking.
Profiles are detailed, so it’s easy to narrow down to find the type of person you’re in the mood for.
The layout of Sex Messenger will be very familiar with folks who have used ICQ, Yahoo Messenger and even the older AIM services.