Having sex helps your athletic performance

Turns out abstinence doesn't preserve your energy after all


Ever since the ancient Greeks were tossing the discus, there's been a prevailing mentality around sex before competition: Abstain.

But according to the journal Frontiers in Physiology there's no evidence that says sex before a game is bad.

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In fact, in some cases it's actually good - especially if you're planning to run a marathon...