20 Jul '11, 9am

Three 20-minute sex sessions a week can increase your VO2 max by up to 4 per cent!

Three 20-minute sex sessions a week can increase your VO2 max by up to 4 per cent!

The higher, the better. To test your VO₂ max, you’d need to do it in a laboratory setting (available at Changi General Hospital ). It involves hopping on a treadmill or stationary bike and giving your maximum effort, while wearing a mask that captures your every breath. By analysing the amount of oxygen you consume, the test determines how efficiently your body extracts and uses oxygen from the air. This makes it the gold standard of fitness markers, as well as a strong indicator of your overall health.

Full article: http://www.menshealth.com.sg/fitness/vo2-max-gold-standar...

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