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I have had my share of lows in my sex life. There was a time when I was over stressed and out of touch with my body which took a huge hit on my well being and sexual performance. But with a bit of research, I taught myself how to boost your libido naturally.
How to Boost Your Libido
Overall my changes were small and really came down to simple steps like eating right, getting enough exercise, and adding natural supplements, ensuring that my body had everything it needed to function properly.
The one real magic answer to improving nearly every aspect of your life is exercise.
Staying physically active will improve your mood, energy, circulation, and stamina; all of which are necessary for a high libido and satisfying sex life. Ideally, you should be getting, at least, an hour of exercise every day.
This can be a variety of things such as cardio, training or lifting.
What is important is that you make it a part of your routine. If you don’t have time, then make time.
Be creative about how you fit in physical activity into your daily life. For example, I have entirely abandoned public transit, and now bike almost everywhere I go, whether it be to work or running errands.
Being active will also improve your physique, which will, in turn, boost your own self-esteem. If you are self-confident it will make a world of difference.
Practicing a healthy diet will do wonders for improving your libido. My philosophy is that if people weren’t eating it 200 years ago, you probably shouldn’t be eating it today.
That means that your diet should contain fresh, unprocessed foods, mainly fruits and vegetables, as well as lean proteins.
You can also include foods, which naturally promote a healthy libido.
Natural Libido Boosting Foods
- Garlic contain allicin, which helps to improve blood flow, especially to your penis. You can take garlic capsules for an even greater effect.
- Bananas are also great because they have bromelain enzymes, which are largely believed to increase sexual drive in men.
- Nuts, specifically almonds to your diet as they are a great natural protein source and are rich in fatty acids, which are necessary for male hormone production.
- Eggs are also an ideal libido-boosting food, as they are high in vitamins B5 and B6 that are essential for making hormones, which control your sex drive.
- Ginseng is probably the most famous as it has been used for over 7000 years to specifically increase libido. Ginseng is effective because it is great at increasing blood flow, and does a great job at boosting energy and lowering stress.
Less Stress, More Sleep
Stress is about the worst ingredient for a healthy sex life. It will interfere with your body’s natural operations like arousal, and can be an unwanted distraction during sex. If your mind is somewhere else, then your body will be too.
Ideally, you should be getting about 8-hours of sleep every night. If not, then you should try to get something as close to this as possible.
Try to maintain a regular sleeping schedule to keep your body in a regular rhythm. You should try and get up around the same time on your days off too.
It will really help your body get consistent sleep, and not be thrown off by drastic changes in your sleep schedule from weekday to weekend.
Cut out the Alcohol
One of the worst things for your libido is alcohol. As a natural depressant, alcohol will reduce blood flow, and decrease sexual performance.
Let’s be real – the term whiskey dick didn’t get its name for nothing.
Even worse, alcohol can have long-term effects on mood and sex drive days, or even weeks after your last drink. Making a permanent change to your drinking habits, or cutting out alcohol completely can do miracles for your libido and sexual performance!
Diet and exercise are important, but when these aren’t enough, adding a supplement to your daily regimen can be that extra push to get you back into the game.
Supplements help provide all the essential vitamin and amino acids that let your body perform at its best. For a list of effective supplements that I have personally tried out take a look here.
One of the most effective natural supplements I have found is Horny Goat Weed. As the name suggests, farmers in Asia originally saw the effects of this plant on their livestock generations ago, and as luck would have it – the plant has the same libido boosting effects on humans too.
I will say, that the effects are not going to be as apparent as something like Viagra, but horny goat weed can be great for boosting your libido baseline.
You can see a full list of the best natural “Viagra Alternatives” and libido boosters here.
You can also consider using a cock ring to give you naturally harder erections. Cock rings work be constricting blood flow to help you stay harder and last longer.
You can check our our full walk through on how to use a cock ring here.
How to Boost Your Libido – Wrap Up
The real success in improving your sex life and boosting your libido is a combination of everything I have already mentioned.
If you put in the effort to maintain a healthy diet, start an exercise routine and ensure that your body is getting all the essential vitamins and amino acids then you will notice a difference in your sexual performance. With these changes, you will be in your best state of not only sex but in all aspects of life.
Now that I have taken control of my body and learned how to boost your libido, sex has never been better and my libido has never been stronger. What I did wasn’t rocket science and with a little time and modifications to your daily routine, you can achieve the same results.