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Paul Rogers

Making Out on the Captain's Chair

By March 21, 2012

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Now I use the Captain's Chair workstation for training the abs and hip extensors, and I quite like the exercise . . . but that's about it. I've never been the beneficiary of certain pleasures attributed to this and other gym exercises as recently reported. But then I'm a man not a woman. Let me explain.

It seems that Alfred Kinsey, the great sexologist and researcher from the 1950s, reported that about 5% of women experience orgasm when exercising. Now, researchers from the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University have reported from a survey that 124 women had experienced exercise-induced orgasms while 246 women reported exercise-induced sexual pleasure. About 45 percent said their first experience was linked to abdominal exercises; and 19 percent said cycling. Who would've thought . . .?

Now here's where the Captain's Chair comes in: The famous old chair was nominated as the workstation most likely to, er, succeed.

This study is, naturally, all over the shop by now, and no doubt makers of Captain's Chairs worldwide will be celebrating. Oh wait . . . not so much! What woman would dare to be seen writhing in a Captain's Chair at the local gym?  Unless of course . . . they really want those abs.

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