Why isn’t a teaspoon enough? We’re talking about semen, of course. The average male ejaculates about half a teaspoon’s worth, or about 3-5 milliliters. This is hardly the “load” the ejaculate nickname implies, nor is it what most men are used to seeing in porn. As such, you might have been trying to learn how to increase your semen volume based on that alone.
The peak semen volume hits between the age of 30-35 and reaches an all-time low for most men around 55 years old. This has led curious men to search for ways on how to increase semen volume while they can by increasing production in the pants.
There are plenty of reasons why men want to increase semen volume. Whether you’re trying to procreate little spawn of your own, or you’re just enamored with the idea of more shots for your beloved, these are the best tips and tricks for how to increase your load. [Read: Cum like a porn star – How to shoot a powerful load every time]
Let’s be clear that this feature discusses how to increase semen volume, not sperm. Semen and sperm are two different things with differing functions.
For example, the oval shaped “head” of the sperm is called the acrosome. This acrosome contains chemicals that help the sperm penetrate a woman’s egg to impregnate her. Kind of like your own personal spermy acid. [Read: What does cum taste like? The truth from women’s mouths and science]
But sperm is not semen. Sperm refers to the little tadpole-like wigglers found inside the semen that create babies.
Semen refers to the liquid that sperm rides around in, like sperm’s personal white-hot Ferrari. In reality, semen is only 5-10% sperm. The rest of semen fluid is made up of more than 200 proteins, potassium, zinc, vitamin B12, and other vitamins and minerals. It’s vital to help your sperm get where it needs to be, should you want to reproduce. The more you know! [Read: 12 amazing facts that you didn’t know about semen]
Why would a man ever want to know how to increase semen volume? There are all sorts of theories about increased semen making a guy feel more macho, or how it allegedly leads to male offspring. The reality really comes down to two main points:
When it comes to showering your partner with your, err, “love,” it just looks hotter when there’s more of it. Whether you’re ejaculating onto her breasts or face, bigger is always better. [Read: 16 ways to get your girl to give you head and really love it]
Some men think that bigger loads mean stronger sperm. That’s not entirely accurate. However, more semen does mean that you are more likely to be fertile, which is great news for hopeful dads-to-be. Lower amounts of ejaculate can also make it difficult for your partner to get pregnant. This means the bigger your load, the higher the chance that your partner is about to be fertilized.
Whatever your reason for wanting to increase your little soldiers, we’re here to help. Here are 8 tips for how to increase semen volume and get the jizz you’ve always desired. [Read: 12 amazing facts you didn’t know about semen]
If you’re looking to increase your semen volume, avoid supplements like the plague. There is very little scientific evidence to support claims made by the companies that sell supplements. Odds are the only result you’re going to get from taking sperm supplements is an empty wallet. [Read: 14 strange, interesting facts about sex you didn’t know]
If you want to shoot a strong load, pelvic floor muscles are your new best friend. Isolate the same muscle that helps you to stop the urine flow and hold it for three seconds before releasing it. Rinse and repeat.
Flexing this muscle will increase blood flow to your penis. Do several reps of Kegels daily until you can increase the hold on your PC muscles for 10 seconds at a time. Over time, some men have found this increases their semen volume. [Read: Kegel exercises and why both men and women should do it]
Everyone can agree that smoking is bad for you. Not only is it directly linked to lung cancer, but it’s also wreaking havoc on your semen! Smoking damages semen by reducing its ability to fight off sperm-crushing enemies. Studies also show that men who smoke are less fertile than men who do not.
Furthermore, smoking also damages sperm. Sperm contains the proteins Protamine 1 and 2 that marry in a perfect balance. Smoking mucks this up, causing a protamine 2 deficiency. This can cause DNA damage in sperm and lead to miscarriages or a lack of fertilization ability altogether. [Read: Smoking and sex – Horrible ways in which smoking can screw up your sex life]
You need to cut down on the amount of alcohol you drink and increase the amount of water instead. The more you drink, the better!
Your body is 60% water. So it stands to reason that the more water you drink, the healthier you’ll be. The benefits of drinking water are too numerous to count. Water contributes to the healthy functioning of your digestion, creation of saliva, body temperature maintenance, and semen production.
The less hydrated you are, the less semen your body will produce. So, drink up! [Read: How to make a guy cum fast – Sexy, sneaky moves for quick results]
Most of the ways you take care of your body involves the way you eat. Turns out your semen is no exception! Some foods are said to increase semen production. Amino acids, found commonly in eggs, yogurt, lean meats, and quinoa are said to help with semen production.
Zinc is also said to help improve the amount of sperm you produce and ejaculate. Foods with high concentrations of zinc include chicken, yogurt, chickpeas, and cashews. [Read: Aphrodisiacs and 20 foods that can make or break your sex life]
Horny goat weed (barrenwort), or epimedium sagittatum, is said to raise testosterone levels and lead to stronger ejaculations. Gokushura is also said to increase sperm count and aid in semen production.
The age-old question: boxers or briefs? Wearing tight underwear can lead to decreased ejaculate volume. A year-long research study had men wear tight-fitting underwear for 6 months followed by loose-fitting boxers for the remaining 6 months. Results revealed that during the months that participants wore tight-fitting underwear they experienced a 50% decrease in sperm. [Read: Weird penis – 10 penis behaviors that are totally normal]
Lube is a great addition to your sex life, especially for your lady love. This can lead to enhanced pleasure and an increased likelihood that your girl is going to orgasm. The downside? Studies show certain lubricants damage sperm and decrease the shooting range of your semen. [Read: The best lubricants for sex – 15 winners from the kitchen cupboard]
This is one of the worst tips on the list, but it sure does do the job! Have you ever noticed that the longer you go between ejaculating, the better it seems to be? This is because your semen has been building up. Not only does that mean more pleasure upon release, but it also means there should be an enviable wad when you finally do.
So, now you know how to increase semen volume, it’s time to get to work. Whether you’re attempting to get the lady in your life pregnant or you just want to look like a porn star with a rather heavy load, now you know what to do. You should also be reassured that it’s not as difficult as you might have thought. Just a few lifestyle changes and boom! More semen to do whatever you want to do with it!
[Read: Spit or swallow – What should you do with your man’s happy ending?]
Can you learn how to increase semen volume? Sure! Is it going to spray across the room like a garden hose? Probably not. Your safest bet is to follow our tips and tricks to increase your load, but maintain reasonable expectations about your results.
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Waverly Smith is a freelance writer who has been getting paid for spreading her sarcastic take on love, life, and sex since 2010. She is many things that peo...
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