31 March 2012

"Coregasm" (Exercise-induced orgasm)

A researcher claims that women can achieve orgasm during conventional physical exercise -
"The most common exercises associated with exercise-induced orgasm were abdominal exercises, climbing poles or ropes, biking/spinning and weight lifting," Herbenick said. "These data are interesting because they suggest that orgasm is not necessarily a sexual event, and they may also teach us more about the bodily processes underlying women's experiences of orgasm."

The findings are published in a special issue of Sexual and Relationship Therapy, a leading peer-reviewed journal in the area of sex therapy and sexual health. Co-author is J. Dennis Fortenberry, M.D., professor at the IU School of Medicine and Center for Sexual Health Promotion affiliate.

The results are based on surveys administered online to 124 women who reported experiencing exercise-induced orgasms (EIO) and 246 women who experienced exercise-induced sexual pleasure (EISP). The women ranged in age from 18 to 63. Most were in a relationship or married, and about 69 percent identified themselves as heterosexual. 
In an article in Psychology Today she reports that a companion study will include reports of men achieving orgasm during exercise.

Via The Dish.


  1. Orgasms have long been known to have been separated from sexual activity to those in the know.

    Both sexes are completely capable of having a partner bring them to orgasm without so much as a finger laid upon the other persons body. Simply through thought.

    Glad that science is finally catching up to this.

  2. "I'll have what she's having"!

  3. To sum up this really perceptive piece of "scientific" research:
    they found that a rather periodic self rubbing of women genitalia during an "a priori" non sexual physical activity may cause orgasm.

    Duh. Mind blowing.

    This is really a seminal work for further in depth studies.


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