When it comes to between-the-sheets action, cowgirl position is a real crowd splitter. Some women love the power and control associated with being on top, while others tend to feel slightly intimidated or even exhausted by the mere thought of it. We asked Annabelle Knight, sex and relationship expert for sexual wellness brand Lovehoney , and Eleanor McKenzie, editor and sex expert at adult romance website, app, and magazine LVH , to talk us through the cowgirl sex position and share tips on how to get creative:. The cowgirl position is an easy-to-perform, woman-on-top position, says McKenzie. Here, McKenzie explains how to assume the position:. In cowgirl position, the woman has complete control and can dictate the rhythm, pace and depth of penetration. That feeling of being in charge can definitely give a big confidence boost. Women are also more likely to achieve an orgasm in this position, says McKenzie. There are ways to vary the cowgirl sex position to make it more comfortable. This will give you the easiest and most comfortable penetration.
Cowgirl position: a step-by-step guide
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Plus, it is one of the easiest and quickest ways to orgasm. And not only orgasm once, but it allows for repeat pleasure. The great thing about cowgirl is that it allows for great clitoral simulation, which then leads to achieving orgasm easily and quickly. It is one of the few sexual positions that actually allows the female to look down at the male, not vice versa. You actually get to control the exact angle and level of penetration, so there is no need to stop halfway through because of any pain.
For a position that seemingly everyone has heard of, cowgirl can still be intimidating! Being on top can come with a whole new set of questions. What do you do with your hands? What do you do when your legs get tired? What do you do about keeping rhythm? Here, three sex experts break down everything you need to know about this position. Candice Smith, a sex expert and co-founder of TheKinkKit , says to move your body like you're dancing. You can use your hands on his hips for balance or place them on either side of him. Smith recommends switching up the speed and depth of penetration so there's no discernible pattern.
The common sex advice is that cowgirl is the most reliable way to have an orgasm. You're the controlling the speed, the depth, the angle, the motion and every other aspect that might take you on the most direct path towards orgasm. And for some women, that's totally true. Go you! BUT what if you're up there, controlling the F out of the angles, rhythm, and everything else in your domain but still Give the stuff below a try to see if changing things up helps at all. Sometimes just tweaking your approach is all it takes.