Sex expert Tracey Cox, author of Supersex, challenges the four most popular myths about men and their bodies. Take a guess—are these commonly held beliefs about sex true or false?
Bald men have stronger sex drives.
True. We do know that testosterone is linked with hair loss. And of course testosterone is the chemical responsible for the male sex drive.
Having sex negatively affects athletic performance.
False. There is absolutely no evidence to support this one. In fact, it could help because sex can help release those pre-game nerves.
Big hands, big nose, big feet = big penis.
False. There's no scientific proof of this whatsoever.
African-American men have the biggest penises.
True. Research confirms that Asian men are the smallest, followed by Caucasians, with African-American men being the largest.
Even More Sex Trivia...
- The average man can keep an erection for around 40 minutes, even though he might not last that long. The average woman takes about 20 minutes to climax from oral sex.
- The average man gets around seven erections a day. Sadly, five of those are in his sleep.
- The average speed of ejaculation is 28 mph.
- Sex is healthy. There's more protein in the average ejaculation than there is in a medium-sized pork chop.
Printed from Oprah.com on Friday, March 7, 2014
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