Why name a sex position after a predatory, carnivorous insect, you might ask? And TBQH, it’s a very good question. I’m guessing it’s because you kinda look like one when you get into formation (their little legs stick out all funny), but it could also be because they’re super-flexible and nimble – which always helps when it comes to sex.
Why’s it so great?
Megan McCormack, sex expert at Ann Summers explains. ‘It’s super-easy and the ultimate way to achieve G-spot orgasms and clitoral orgasms, and is the absolute best position for nipple play, too,’ she says. I mean, now I’m getting it.
How to do it
Start off by lying on your back. ‘Pop a pillow beneath your lower back and have your partner kneel down in front of you with their legs slightly spread,’ Megan says. Next, put one leg over their shoulder and place the other leg at their side.
It’s this that allows for super-deep penetration, and the angle lends itself to G-spot massage making it more likely for you to have a G-spot orgasm. So just ‘circle your hips and grind your way to orgasm,’ Megan says.
If you’re into it, you can ask your partner – whose hands are free for a reason! – to touch your body and stimulate your nipples (here’s how).
And, if clitoral stimulation is your thing (let’s be honest, not many people would say no to this), you can get them to use a small vibrator while thrusting in the Praying Mantis position. Combining the penetrative G-spot massage and clitoral stimulation will make it more likely for you to have a beautiful blended orgasm, too.
This post was originally published on cosmopolitan.com/uk.
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