Exercising and cardio aren’t the only things that help you lose weight. There’s a thing that gives you pleasure and helps you burn calories. We are talking about sex and the best sex positions for fitness and burning calories.

Sex is good for dealing with stress and is very useful when it comes to maintaining a body figure.

During sex, depending on the position, specific muscle groups can be involved like the muscles of the legs, arms, shoulders, and abdomen.

The interesting part is that 120 calories can be wasted in half an hour of sex. But if it’s done with high intensity it can be wasted up to 340 calories, which corresponds to half an hour of running.

Here are the top 5 sex positions for fitness to burn calories and lose weight 

You might never say, but this ones involves the most muscles and waste the most calories in 15 minutes:

1. Missionary – 32 calories / 15 minutes

Missionary Sex Positions for Fitness

Missionary Sex Positions

Muscles that are involved the most:

Men

  • rectus abdominis
  • external oblique
  • m. sartorius
  • m. pectineus
  • rectus femoris
  • vastus lateralis
  • vastus medialis

Woman

  • buttocks muscles

Ladies, when he points at you lift your hips slightly, tighten your abdominal and buttocks muscles and engage in the rhythm of his movements.

You can also circle your hips, further activating your abdominal and buttocks muscles, as well as doing Kegel exercises at the same time.

2. Keeping your partner in the air – 50 calories / 15 minutes

Sex Positions for Fitness and Weight Loss

Keeping Your Partner In The Air to Burn Calories

Muscles that are involved the most:

Men

  • brachioradialis
  • brachialis
  • biceps brachii
  • trapezius
  • pectoralis major
  • leg muscles

Woman

  • adductor magnus
  • gracilis
  • sartorius
  • quadriceps

3. Riding (those above) – 63 calories / 15 minutes

Riding Sex Positions for Fitness to Burn Calories

Riding Sex Positions for Fitness to Burn Calories

Muscles that are involved the most:

Men

  • rectus abdominis
  • external oblique
  • quadriceps

Woman

  • triceps
  • rectus abdominis

4. Doggy style – 40 calories / 15 minutes

Sex Positions for Fitness to Burn Calories, Doggy Style

Doggy Style Sex Positions for Fitness to Burn Calories

Muscles that are involved most in this sex position:

Men

  • triceps
  • rectus abdominis
  • gluteus maximus
  • quadriceps
  • latisimus dorsi
  • leg muscles
  • 15 minutes of passionate kissing in the morning, afternoon and evening, three times a week, burn
  • about 100 kcal per day. That’s 36,500 kcal per year, which is equivalent to a loss of about 4.5 pounds.

Woman

  • teres major muscle
  • levator scapulae muscle
  • splenius capitis muscle
  • semispinalis capitis muscle

5. Combination of sex positions – 48 calories / 15 minutes

Sex Positions for FitnessSex Positions for Fitness

The combination of sex positions are involved all of the muscle groups. It is also good for activating all of the muscles, but on the other side in that 15 min having fun with your partner and improvising, you can only lose up to 48 calories.

Changing sex poses means resting on each pose so that is the main purpose why you can’t lose that many calories in that 15 minutes.

Here you will find 10 sex positions for fitness.