Increases testosterone. During the 19th century, many doctors and ministers recommended that young men take baths in cold water to reduce the sin of “self-pollution,” i.e. whacking off. Cold water was thought to extinguish a man’s flaming carnal desires. There was even a ghastly device invented on this principle.
How wrong they were! The same study by the Thrombosis Research Institute cited above showed that cold water showers actually increase testosterone production in men. Increased testosterone levels not only boost a man’s libido, but also his overall strength and energy level. If you’re looking to increase your testosterone, instead of juicing up like Mark McGwire, hop into a cold shower.
Increases fertility. Trying to become a dad? Cold showers are good for your little swimmers. Your testes aren’t meant to get too hot; that’s why they hang outside your body. Sperm counts decrease when the temperature of a man’s testes increases. Experiments done in the 1950s showed that hot baths were an effective contraceptive. Men who took a 30 minute hot bath every other day for 3 weeks were infertile for the next six months. More recently, the University of California at San Francisco did a study with men who were exposed to 30 minutes of “wet heat” (hot baths and such) a week. When the men cut this exposure out, their sperm count went up by 491%, and their sperm’s motility improved as well. While switching from a hot to cold shower may not have as dramatic an effect, if you’re trying to create some progeny, it surely won’t hurt.
03-30-2011, 10:00 AM #1
cold showers increase testosterone
03-30-2011, 10:01 AM #2
- Join Date: Feb 2004
- Location: Utah, United States
- Posts: 45,812
- Rep Power: 62726
03-30-2011, 10:02 AM #3
03-30-2011, 10:03 AM #4
03-30-2011, 10:03 AM #5
warm water is good for sore muscles after a workout so im not stopping themஜmisc pharaohஜ Misc #1 AssMan ω.*۩*legendary misc status*۩* *duolingo crew*®
★ ★ ★ ★ M.M.T ☆☆☆☆ T.M.T ☆☆☆☆ T.B.E ★ ★ ★ ★ ® ravishing-asses@tumblr ®
No Sloot Can Hurt A Man With Options~ Ravishing_Rick
all my bishes foreign
owes MikeHawkBiggums reps X10
03-30-2011, 10:03 AM #6
03-30-2011, 10:04 AM #7The hot new kid on the Social Media Marketing block - check out our Pinterest service for backlinks, traffic and the chance to go viral!
03-30-2011, 10:04 AM #8
- Join Date: May 2008
- Location: Texas, United States
- Age: 27
- Posts: 2,694
- Rep Power: 9270
03-30-2011, 10:09 AM #9
By BenLee in forum NutritionReplies: 19Last Post: 12-23-2013, 02:39 PM
By Cp bball3 in forum SupplementsReplies: 1Last Post: 04-07-2004, 05:56 PM
By BigKahuna28 in forum ExercisesReplies: 15Last Post: 01-28-2004, 06:57 PM
By Kledz in forum Teen BodybuildingReplies: 24Last Post: 09-10-2003, 06:15 AM
By Boxer in forum Teen BodybuildingReplies: 22Last Post: 08-27-2002, 03:35 PM