500 Women Reveal the Top 3 Sex Positions That Make Them Orgasm
We surveyed almost 500 Women’s Health readers about the sex positions that bring them to climax most often

October 4, 2017

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We surveyed almost 500 Women’s Health readers about the sex positions that bring them to climax most often, and the top 3 were tried-and-true moves you’re probably familiar with: cowgirl or woman-on-top (35%), doggy style (25%), and missionary or man-on-top (23%).

Reverse cowgirl (woman on top, facing away) and spooning each brought in only 5% of the vote, and rear-entry brought up the, er, rear with 4%.

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The Cowgirl

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Why it works for her: It puts her in control. She can take charge of the pace and depth of penetration, mixing it up between shallow and deep thrusts.

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Doggy Style

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Why it works for her: Penetration from behind allows the tip of your penis to touch her cervix, which is covered in nerve endings. Thrust slowly and gently.

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 Missionary

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Why it works for her: It’s intimate: You can look each other in the eyes and maximise skin-to-skin contact. She’ll also enjoy the friction of your pelvis on her clitoris.