They may complain about going to the gym, but we know better. Through some tireless investigative reporting okay, we read some message boards and e-mails , we now know their secret:. Specifically, core exercises. To get really specific -- or explicit -- hanging leg raises seem to be the move of choice. Some get more than aroused. They reach orgasm. Right there, in the middle of the gym. When we first heard about this phenomenon from renowned trainer Alwyn Cosgrove, we chuckled. Women responded.
The science behind the 'coregasm.'
Erotic asphyxiation variously called asphyxiophilia , hypoxyphilia or breath control play is the intentional restriction of oxygen to the brain for the purposes of sexual arousal. The term autoerotic asphyxiation is used when the act is done by a person to themselves. Colloquially, a person engaging in the activity is sometimes called a gasper. The erotic interest in asphyxiation is classified as a paraphilia in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association. Erotic asphyxiation can lead to accidental death due to asphyxia.
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Not to get too TMI here, but sometimes the smallest, most unexpected things can bring me to orgasm. For example, during a recent sexual encounter I had my eyes closed for a while because I was concentrating on the pleasure down south, but when I finally opened them and locked eyes with my partner, I instantaneously orgasmed. Something about that intense, sudden, direct eye contact in the heat of the moment just pushed me over the edge. Now if having an orgasm in response to the way someone looks at you sounds strange, get this: A recent study published in the International Journal of Sexual Health studied self-reported cases of nonsexual orgasms, with triggers including exercise, breastfeeding, riding in vehicles, listening to certain kinds of music, getting tattooed, childbirth, defecating, and more.
Women who are unsure of their partner's fidelity are the most likely to fake orgasms, as well as engage in other behaviors designed to hang on to their man, a new study finds. The research is the first to quantitatively link suspicions of infidelity to the likelihood of faking orgasm, said study researcher Farnaz Kaighobadi, a postdoctoral researcher at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at Columbia University. But suspicion of infidelity isn't the only reason women might pretend they're having an orgasm, Kaighobadi said. Research on the female orgasm is relatively rare, Kaighobadi said.