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Old 03-16-09, 09:02 AM   #1
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Sex and athletic performance: myth or subjective?

Does sex before, or the night before a race give anyone jelly legs?

I gather that studies have shown that it doesn't, but is anyone convinced that it does adversely effect their racing? Any anecdotal evidence?

Please, no predictable gags; I've seen them all.


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Old 03-16-09, 09:12 AM   #2
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It can make me sleep much more soundly. Nervous tossing and turning the night before doesn't help your race one bit.
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Old 03-16-09, 09:21 AM   #3
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Does sex before, or the night before a race give anyone jelly legs?

I gather that studies have shown that it doesn't, but is anyone convinced that it does adversely effect their racing? Any anecdotal evidence?

Please, no predictable gags; I've seen them all.


Thank you.
Worked for this guy:



And no, there's no real evidence one way or the other that sex will reduce (or enhance, for that matter) your athletic performance. Though if you're up too late the night before a race, that might be a problem.
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Old 03-16-09, 10:06 AM   #4
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like you have anything to worry about?


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Old 03-16-09, 12:52 PM   #5
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Victoria Pendleton claims sex improves a woman's performance but lowers men's

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...l-cycling.html
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Old 03-16-09, 01:21 PM   #6
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Ahhh, spring is in the air. Time for the annual sex before a race thread. Where is the reply with the line from the Aussie coach?
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Its probably more along the lines of killing your performance because you were up all night chasing tail.
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