SPORTY women notch up many more lovers than couch potatoes, research says.
They are 73 per cent more likely to have slept with at least ten partners than those who shun exercise.
Alamy Women who go the gym tend to have more sexual partners than women who don’t exercise, research has suggested
Experts believe being part of a sports club or team may give them a greater chance of meeting a partner.
Drinkers and smokers were also more than twice as likely to have ten-plus lovers compared to abstainers — possibly due to risk-taking tendencies.
Around one in five blokes said they had double-digit conquests, compared with one in 12 women.
Men in the bottom and top earnings brackets also had most partners.
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Female bisexuals and homosexual men scored high on the lovers’ scale too.
Scientists at Anglia Ruskin University studied relationship data for nearly 7,000 over-50s.
They hope the findings can help GPs “identify individuals who are at greatest risk of STIs and their associated health complications”.
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