Trans4mind Home Page
~ A Journey of Self-Discovery ~

How Men Can Boost Their Sexual
Performance with Yoga

By Annie Lizstan

The practice of yoga has its origin in ancient Indian philosophy. Although essentially a holistic and spiritual practice, yoga is also appreciated in the West for its psychological and health benefits which are mostly attributed to yoga’s stress-reduction effects. Because stress is the number one cause of chronic diseases that can, among other things, negatively affect a man’s reproductive health, stress reduction should be the first in line treatment for various sexual disorders. If you’re a man seeking ways to improve your sexual performance, you should definitely consider yoga as a viable option. In this article, we explain the different ways yoga helps men have a better sex life.

Yoga improves overall health
Men suffering from a sexual dysfunction of any kind are very likely to have a serious medical condition. For instance, atherosclerosis, which is a serious medical disorder, accounts for 40% of erectile dysfunction cases in men over 50 years of age. Other disorders that cause sexual dysfunction in men are diabetes, endocrine tumors, and depression. Because most of these chronic diseases are often a result of a weakened immune system which is brought on by stress, it is important to control stress levels to prevent the onset of chronic diseases. One way you can control your stress response is through the regular practicing of yoga. Yoga asanas and the accompanying breathing techniques are proven to down-regulate the HPA axis response to stress and thus yoga is believed to have a protective effect on overall health.

Yoga for better mental health
Any mental health problem can have a detrimental effect on sexual functioning. The most common disorder in the general population is depression which is a known risk factor for diminished desire, erectile dysfunction, and premature ejaculation. Unfortunately, today’s antidepressants don’t help with sexual problems and studies show that they can even make matters worse. Practicing yoga is a natural alternative to antidepressants that can help men get into a more focused and calmer state of mind. Studies have long looked into the therapeutic effects of yoga on depression and found the practice was quite therapeutic. Furthermore, mindfulness meditation which is often practiced in conjunction with yoga asanas was also found to help with anxiety and depression in some studies.

Better flexibility
If you’re not physically fit, chances are your overall sexual performance will suffer the consequences. Getting tired too quickly and experiencing bouts of fatigue spell disaster for your sex life. After all, sex requires the engagement of all major muscle groups and other bodily functions to work. Practicing and mastering yoga asanas can help you achieve a greater level of physical fitness. When done correctly, asanas and breathing techniques stretch muscle groups and bring more oxygen to all bodily tissue. A study published in the Journal of Physical Therapy Science found that women practicing yoga asanas showed higher oxygen uptake, decreased cortisol activity, and better heart functioning than the non-exercise control group.

Better heart health
Most men are familiar with the importance of good heart health in sexual functioning. Any heart or blood vessel disorder is bound to have a negative impact on a man’s sexual performance. A literature review on the topic of yoga and heart health found that most studies show that yoga had a favorable effect on cardiovascular endurance in young men. The outcomes of yoga practice were measured in oxygen consumption, work output, blood lactate, and anaerobic threshold. All in all, men practicing yoga had better cardiovascular endurance which can definitely show on overall sexual performance and virility. All this makes yoga a practice that deserves positive male enhancement reviews.

Yoga as an anti-aging practice
Older men are at a higher risk of age-related chronic diseases that can negatively impact their sex life. Age is a common factor in declining sexual functioning in both men and women. Yoga promotes healthy functioning of the circulatory, immune, and endocrine systems all of which show a decline with growing age. Yoga can help men maintain a greater level of strength and virility well into old age which might have a positive effect on their sex lives. However, age is a normal process and a decline in bodily functions including sexual performance are completely normal. Yoga may help offset some of the unnecessary ailments of aging, but it can only do so to a limited extent.

Problems with sexual functioning and generally low energy levels are common in older men. Men in the older age group more often than not turn to medicine and supplements such as Biomanix in the hopes of boosting their sexual performance. Rarely do men consider taking up a yoga class to spice things up in the bedroom. But as studies show, yoga is a great way to improve your overall health and since sexual functioning depends greatly on the state of your health, practicing yoga is a good way to boost your performance.

Author Bio:
Annie Lizstan works as a health and beauty consultant for online websites and an independent researcher by profession. She had completed her studies from university of Arizona and live in Wasilla, Alaska. She always like to explore her ideas about health, fitness and beauty. In her recent period, she got an opportunity to explore joint pain relief. You can also connect with her on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

Healthy Balance
More personal development articles at the Counterpoint Article Library

From our extensive site, you'll find good info on many topics using this search:

Want to renew your life?

Our online, interactive video workshops present the most effective methods of holistic personal development...
Start off with a Free Life Assessment and a Free Consultation...

Have a question about Trans4mind Training?

Frequently Asked Questions
What Are Our Fees?
Email Peter Shepherd

Support your personal development with these popular and effective hypnosis downloads...

This is our selection of favorites, but there's a session for every need! Choose from over 800 Hypnosis Downloads...
Search now on an issue that interests or concerns you...

View all the Hypnosis Downloads here

Get a free Hypnosis Download at Facebook

Hypnosis is the key to unlocking your creativity, focusing your energy and understanding yourself

Hypnosis has a long history of helping human beings be the very best they can be. It can be used to control anything controlled by the unconscious mind - pain, blood pressure, fear, confidence levels, mood, sex drive... the list goes on:

  1. You'll become highly productive without getting stressed
  2. Tap into your creative energies instantly
  3. Really understand yourself and others
  4. You'll learn how to stay calm in high pressure or uncomfortable situations
  5. Develop laser-like levels of focus and concentration

Lean more... Uncommon Hypnosis Course

Welcome to the New Wave in Meditation Technology

Click here to learn more about the iAwake Profound Meditation Program
The iAwake Profound Meditation Program
is a way of enhancing your meditation practice, making meditation not only easier and more enjoyable, but also more efficient and effective.
Profound Meditation provides the smoothest, deepest, richest, most profound meditation experience available anywhere...
Here is a link to a free 20-minute track from iAwake Technologies - a sample of the type of tools that will deepen your meditation immediately and help you quickly become a successful meditator. It's the opening track of iAwake's flagship product, the Profound Meditation Program, called the iAwake Experience...
Learn More and Download the iAwake Experience
We think you'll find this technology a tremendous aid on your transformative journey of becoming your best and most creative self - and you can get started today!
And here's a fantastic resource for self-education...

The World of Inspiration eLibrary

World of Inspiration
A treasure trove of personal development wisdom

Step inside. Just like a real library, there are thousands of quality eBooks presented on three "floors" and in different "rooms." To purchase your $15 Lifetime Membership to the World of Inspiration eLibrary, click the following button:

Payment is made through our secure transaction agent, PayPal.
The transaction is in the language and currency of your choice.
"I want to just say 'WOW!' This collection is probably the best money I ever spent! I've already received many times over in personal enrichment after just 9 days. I've had a past metaphysical background, but even newcomers to this material will really benefit. Thanks again." ~ J.S. (Pennsylvania, USA)
"The collection is everything which you promised. And more! A superb contribution to the good of the world. Many thanks indeed." ~ R.P. (Georgia, USA)
"Just a short note of thanks for the library. I've only had membership for several days now but I already feel this is perhaps the most interesting compilation I have yet seen. Worth far more than the price of admission. The browser linked structure works well and makes it easy to manage such a large storehouse of information. It is rarely that I find something I like as much as this or that I feel strongly enough to write a note like this." ~ P.W. (Minnesota, USA)
Copyright © 1997-2017 Trans4mind Ltd