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There are certain sex positions that work your muscle groups- some so much, that you might have to end your gym membership. So if you want to ditch hours of running on the treadmill in a bid to shed the pounds, here are 5 calorie burning sex positions to get you hot and sweaty for all the right reasons.


Despite being one of the most passive positions there is, missionary can still provide a pretty good workout for you by working your core and glutes. If your partner is thrusting towards you, match their rhythm as this will engage your core and glutes. The more you squeeze your buttocks, the more you can accentuate your riding towards your partner to give yourself a good glute workout while enjoying deep penetration. Create an intensely sensual experience with Durex Play lube and enjoy even more heightened pleasures.

Despite being one of the most passive positions there is, missionary can still provide a pretty good workout for you by working your core and glutes.


This position is great for toning your thighs and bum while providing you and your partner the ultimate sensation. Much like riding a horse, your lower abs and pelvic muscles will be engaged as you move up and down. As you press into your partner's abs and sides with your quads or calves, those muscles will also be engaged along with your glutes and core. For a more intense workout that you will feel the next day, modify your position. Come up on your feet, almost like a squat over your partner and move up and down. This will tone your butt, legs and hips. 


To be honest, this position is challenging and requires a lot of lifting from your partner; however, this still offers you a sexy workout that the two of you can't resist. To begin, make sure that you and your partner are facing each other. Your core and upper-leg strength will come into play as you wrap both legs around your partner's waist as you move against each other. However, if you decide to stand on one leg, your leg muscles will be engaged to keep you upright, while your core steadies your balance. If you and your partner are facing the same direction, your core and arms will be fully engaged as you brace a wall or headboard for a deep penetration.

The bridge

If you want a mind blowing orgasm and workout, then this position is for you. Start with facing your partner and lift yourself upwards using all four of your limbs. This pose is not for the weak but the outcome is well worth it. As you use your bodyweight to stabilise yourself; your buttocks, inner thigh muscles, biceps, triceps, abs, glutes, quads and calves will be engaged, giving you a full body workout. If you decide to go for a more intense workout, start in a cowgirl position and work your way to the bridge. After 5 minutes in this position, your glutes and core will feel a massive burn.


Lunges are not only great in the gym with your personal trainer, but works great in the bedroom too. Like the name suggests, sit on top of your partner with one leg planted in front of you and the other leg extended behind you in between their legs. As you move up and down, this will work your quads, hamstrings, core and butt. Not only does this position tone your lower body but it works as a deep stabilizer for your inner and outer thighs and provides a great stretch to your back leg's hip flexors.