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Why do men sweat more than women during sex?

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    Just something I'd noticed. When we have sex my boyfriend ends up dripping with sweat but even when I'm on top and really "going for it" so to speak, I never get anywhere near as sweaty as him.
    Does anyone know the medical reason for this? Is it a commonly recognised fact or are we just weird? :p:

    Anyway, any pearls of wisdom gratefully received!
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    It's normal I think. I don't know the exact medical reason, but I know, the body of a male works hard to pump up the penis, and to release sperms. When you are on top, i.e. a cowgirl position, the male does less work outside, but inside, his body is still working to produce and channel fluid so to speak.

    Btw, I'm a fan of cowgirl position
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    We're just fitter.
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    We do all the work :p:
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    Men just sweat more than women on the whole.
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    (Original post by pasta_man_beast)
    We do all the work :p:
    apparently, you don't do much work when she's on top
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    (Original post by Justintabib)
    apparently, you don't do much work when she's on top
    Speak for yourself :p:
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    fair enough, I don't fancy working out while making love
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    In all honesty I prefer it
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    (Original post by spacecowgirl89)
    We're just fitter.
    Are you ready to put your claim to the test?:p:
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Just something I'd noticed. When we have sex my boyfriend ends up dripping with sweat but even when I'm on top and really "going for it" so to speak, I never get anywhere near as sweaty as him.
    Does anyone know the medical reason for this? Is it a commonly recognised fact or are we just weird? :p:

    Anyway, any pearls of wisdom gratefully received!
    Because men have to make a lot more effort. Obvious isn't it?
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    Women are letting themselves orgasm as fast as possible - men are ready to after five minutes and concentrating on not orgasming. It's hard work :p:. Also I've noticed some blokes just sweat loads in general, though not all. I remember some lads at PE would be sweating bucketloads after doing relatively little, and not necessarily anything to do with being unfit, a lot of them were actually the more sporty types.
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    'Cause men are ickier than girls naturally?
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    Maybe its something to do with hormones. I don't know, I just thought I'd come up with something biologically related heehee
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Just something I'd noticed. When we have sex my boyfriend ends up dripping with sweat but even when I'm on top and really "going for it" so to speak, I never get anywhere near as sweaty as him.
    Does anyone know the medical reason for this? Is it a commonly recognised fact or are we just weird? :p:

    Anyway, any pearls of wisdom gratefully received!
    Are you male or female?
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    I never sweat during sex. Can't say I noticed any girls that did either.
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    men are hotter.
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    higher metobolic rate?
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    (Original post by dh00001)
    higher metobolic rate?
    nah ...
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    Men sweat more, because they begin to sweat at lower temperatures.

    Fitter people also sweat at lower temperatures, in order to cool their body as quick as possible instead of waiting till it reaches a high heat for sweating.

    Women are better at regulating their water balance in the body.

    Testosterone levels during intercourse have been linked with body temperature but not proven.

    Men do more work, due to be being heavier (usually) and more muscle (lb/ft). And therefore require more energy (and therefore excess heat) to move the same amount female do.

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