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Watch Less TV and Exercise More to Optimize Sperm

Semen quality has been decreasing steadily over the past few decades and the reasons for this are debated and complicated. However the steady increase in a more sedentary lifestyle including video games and TV watching may play a significant role in our reproductive health.

See more here:
http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2013/01/21/bjsports-2012-091644.abstract

The study concludes: "In this population of healthy men, higher moderate-to-vigorous activity and less TV watching were significantly associated with higher total sperm count and sperm concentration".

We should all listen to our Moms when they say "Get off the TV and get outside!" These simple actions can have a profound affect on our overall and reproductive health.