The Best Mattresses for Sex
Straight up mattress-buying advice for hot horizontal action.
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STANDARD COIL MATTRESSES
- If you like to get your bounce on and let loose your inner acrobat, coil mattresses are for you.
- Coil mattresses -- especially innerspring mattresses -- are pretty durable, so you can have lots of hot sex on them for years to come.
- If they're covered in wool or organic cotton, they regulate moisture (read: sweat).
- As coil mattresses age, they get all saggy, lumpy and out of shape (too bad there are no workouts for aging mattresses). According to a recent study, 25 percent of Americans say their mattresses are saggy after three years. Buzzkill.
- Also, there’s the squeak factor. Fine if you’re alone, embarrassing if you have houseguests -- or you’re a parent. Or worst of all, if your houseguests are your parents!