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Doggy Style - Why Man's Best Friend Might Be The Answer To A Valentine's Day To Remember

12 years ago
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13th February, 2012 12h16


Dogs are affectionate, loyal and they never answer back - but before you kick out your other half in favour of fido, it appears they might be the solution to making this Valentine’s Day one to remember. It gets increasingly difficult to think of surprising, unique ways to impress your loved one each year. Candle-lit baths are now the norm for many (and banned if you rent for fear of burning down the entire building); eating out is overpriced “for one night only” and you’ll need to remortgage to buy red roses in the week building up to the 14th. The search for the most effective aphrodisiac still occupies humans as it has done for centuries and despite their popularity, the classic suggestions of chocolate, oysters and champagne are not supported by science and just make you feel fat or queasy. However, exercise achieved through walking, for example, is important for good nerve function, hormone production and blood flow – all of which are important for a healthy sex life. It turns out that after all that sugar, soaking and seafood, a long Valentine’s Day walk could be just what the bedroom ordered. This is the stuff of a hearty television period drama that culminates in the long anticipated romance. Regular exercise improves mental and physical health and the boost of endorphins in the brain that accompany exercise has a direct impact on our ability to enjoy sex. A 2011 study* revealed that more women are attracted to a dog walker than by those using the most modern technology, so what a perfect way to ensure your Valentine’s Day is one to remember by taking the dog for a long walk together. You’ll all return home feeling fresh, flushed with endorphins and glowing from an increased blood flow. Joe Inglis, the BBC One Show’s resident vet says: “Pets are proven to make us happier so Valentine’s day is a great time to spend some quality time with your dog. A good long walk is great for you and your dog – and when you get in, the dog can sleep off the exercise”. Let sleeping dogs lie is sound advice – and in this case offers Valentine’s Day couples plenty of time for pillow talk... *Retrevo.com

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