Both women and men adore sex. We want our sexual act to last for a long time. The thing is, sometimes our expectations are not justified, and we cannot cope with this problem. What is the problem? The problem is both partners are dissatisfied with the duration of sexual time.

What is the reason? How can you cope with this problem? How can you increase your sex time? These are the most common questions among couples. In fact, couples are worried about their relationship and want to please their loved ones. And here's the news that spoils all the buzz!

To prolong the pleasure, you should investigate the reason for a short sex time. Also, we would like to present you with a list of 11 simple and effective ways to prolong sex time. Let’s check them out!

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#1. You should eat more vegetables and fruits

Some studies have shown that men who stick to a plant-based diets have long sex. They have more stamina due to the nutrients they get from vegetables and fruits. If you are not satisfied with the duration of your sexual act, you should try to eat a banana just before sex. Bananas contain potassium and a large amount of glucose that can help you last longer. Also, pay your attention to fruits like gooseberry and strawberries.

#2. You should avoid processed sugar

Just remember that processed sugar is your number one enemy, because it can reduce your stamina. So, if you want to have perfect and long-lasting sex, you should avoid processed sugar and foods that contain it.

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#3. You should quit smoking

Smoking hardens your arteries and lessens blood flow to the penis. “Smoking affects every system/organ of the body including sexual functioning. People need to understand that erection in men has a lot to do with a healthy heart, blood vessels. Smokers are twice as likely to get erectile dysfunction as non-smokers,” says Medical Sex Therapist Dr Vijayasarathi Ramanathan.

#4. You should reduce alcohol intake

The fact is, alcohol badly affects your senses, so you don't understand what you are doing at the moment.

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#5. You should perform exercises to strengthen your arms and abdominal area

To last longer, a man should be in good physical shape. So, you need to workout on your biceps, triceps and abs. What’s more, exercise improves blood flow in general including to the penis!

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#6. You should try Kegels or pelvic floor exercises

These exercises can help you maintain an erection longer. You need to imagine that you are urinating and then try to stop the flow. Squeeze, hold, release cycle 10 times, trying to hold for 10 seconds per squeeze.

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#7. You should try “edging”

When you feel that you are at the finish, you should stop sexual activity. Take a break for a few minutes, and then start working with new forces.

#8. You should focus on your woman

Firstly, you should try to get her to orgasm with either your fingers or your mouth. Thus, you can maintain your erection longer.

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#9. You should have healthy and sound sleep

Men who sleep less than 5 hours at night have lower levels of testosterone. If you want to boost your sexual performance, you need to get 7 to 8 hours of sleep at night.

#10. You should try yoga

Some yoga asanas like the cobra pose (bhujangasana) and paschimotasana can increase blood flow to the genital area. What’s more, yoga can help you last longer!

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#11. You should try yoga

Some yoga asanas like the cobra pose (bhujangasana), paschimotasana can increase blood flow to the genital area. What’s more, yoga can help you last longer!

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We at BetterMe want everyone to know and experience true love. It is out there for everyone and until it knocks on your door we are here to remind you that you deserve the best love!

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