The downside of endurance training for men

Keeping a man’s libido in good working order may mean ditching a strenuous exercise routine for a more moderate approach to keeping fit, say sports scientists.

New research from the US finds that endurance exercise training has a negative impact on a man’s sex drive.

Previous work has typically focused on women athletes, and how physical stress through over-exercising can cause menstrual dysfunction and fertility problems.

Now exercise psychologists have turned their attention to men.

In the latest study of 1100 physically active men, the researchers found that those who enjoyed