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Are Big Guys Better in Bed? Scientists Say Maybe

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(CBS) Fat guys do it better.

That's what researchers say, anyway.

They've just completed a year-long study that indicates that overweight men last longer in bed, while thinner men are more prone to premature ejaculation.

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It seems that the big guys develop more female sex hormones than their gym rat buddies, which, in turn, influences their sexual performance, according to the Daily Telegraph.

The research, conducted at Turkey's Erciyes University, found that overweight guys could last an average of 7.3 minutes in the sack, as opposed to their thinner brethren, who lasted an average of 1.8 minutes.

It is ironic, as noted by, that the less "masculine" a man's body appears, the more satisfying a lover he might turn out to be.

Read more at Salon.