Does sex affect your athletic performance?

It's no mystery at this point that the Olympic Village is the epicenter of world-caliber hard-body-on-hard-body action – but does all that next-level sex have a negative (or positive) impact on athletic performance?


Mohammed Ali, for his part, would abstain from sex starting as much as six weeks out from a big fight, his fear being that sex would negatively affect his athleticism; but according to this recent installment of AsapSCIENCE, it turns out sex may actually increase performance without wearing you out (but it may be best to get it on the night before your big competition).




Still thinks you should lay off that pet store dame.