It’s the eternal quest: How do you increase the size, strength and stamina of your erections? There are endless treatments, ointments and devices claiming to pump up your volume, but precious few solutions hold any water. The reality is that we’re blessed (or possibly cursed) with whatever God gave us. But if you follow the realistic tips that follow, you can maximize your erection on all fronts.
These tips could come in handy when you know in advance that you’re going to have sex, as you’ll be well-informed and prepared. You can make your penis go the distance instead of being a “one and done” guy.
10. Eat Well
One of the keys to a healthy erection is a healthy diet. You don’t want to be loading up on heavy foods or difficult-to-digest meals if you know an intimate moment is in your near future. In general, you’re looking for the same thing that are good for your heart; plenty of healthy fats, low cholesterol, and foods that are part of the Mediterranean diet. As the video above shows, you should also be watching what supplements you take.
9. Get Positioned Properly
Setting yourself up on the right position can enhance and maximize the size of your erection. Take advantage of gravity here; a man being on top or standing can help give you increased blood flow, leading to a better erection. You can try positioning your lady friend at the end of the bed with her legs hanging over, which allows you to stand when you enter her.
8. Calm Your Nerves
Stress is a big no-no when you want to get lucky. Studies have shown that high levels of anxiety and work-related stress can be a huge damper on your hard-on. Because stress can lead to higher blood pressure and cholesterol — which in turn can lead to heart disease — living a life full of anxiety can stop a boner in its tracks.
7. Limit Your Sensitivity To Go Longer
The classic way to limit over-sensitivity is to wear a condom, which you should be doing anyway in a lot of cases. If you don’t need to wear a condom with your woman, you can try focusing on other things. Periodically take yourself out of the scene mentally if you think you’re going to lose control. The trick is to transport your mind away just long enough to avoid ejaculating too early — but not lose your erection.
6. Minimize Laptop Usage
This boner-killer might surprise you. Chances are you’re checking this video out on a laptop, and that piece of equipment might be messing with your piece of equipment. Turns out that the heat from your computer (if you keep it on your lap) could be causing harm not only to your spermbut to your erections as well. So put that laptop on a desk and keep on reading.
5. Manage Any Medication You Are On
Medication for some ailments such as depression, social phobia, OCD, and anxiety are more and more common these days. But unfortunately, these medicines are murder on your erection and can lead to erectile dysfunction. If you’re on these types of drugs, work with your doctor to make sure you’re not over-medicated — or it’s goodbye, sex life.
4. Brush Your Teeth
Brush your teeth. (Yes, really.) Scientists have found a direct correlation between gum disease and erectile dysfunction. Because gum disease is linked to heart problems and can mess with proper blood flow, proper dental hygiene can save your future boner. Enough said.
3. Exercise, Exercise, Exercise
Do abdominal exercises. This will help your abdominal muscles support and hold your erection, as opposed to holding your belly. Furthermore, if you have a large gut, it tends to make your unit small by comparison. Being in shape and having a good physique will make you feel good about yourself and up your confidence. This will, in turn, make you comfortable with your body, enticing you to have sex and increasing your sex drive. You can also give your penis a workout with some Kegel exercises. While there’s no hard evidence that they will produce a larger size, they will help you stay hard longer.
2. Don’t Smoke and Drink to Excess
Smoking cigarettes gives you bad circulation. And when you want to get down, the blood’s gotta be flowing. So there’s one more reason to quit. Drinking too much alcohol numbs your wiener and can inflate your prostate. So don’t overdo the alcohol if you don’t want to under-do the lovemaking.
1. Don’t Masturbate Too Often
You want to save your money-shot for Miss Right, not Mr. Five Fingers. If you ever needed an excuse not to masturbate, that’s it. This calls for a little self-control — and most of us have that, right? Most men can masturbate once per day with no issues regarding sexual performance, but it’s important to think about how you masturbate. Vigorous masturbation can lead to decreased sensitivity, which could cause issues during sexual intercourse.