Whether you've been reading up on sex tips and are looking to gain some extra knowledge, or are simply looking to spice things up a little, you're in the right place. Enter stage right your complete guide to one of the best sex positions in the history of, well, sex positions: the Cowgirl. This one is loved universally for its ability to mutually satisfy and give you the power to take control. Never tried it or feel slightly intimidated by the notion? WH spoke to the sexperts to get the low down on exactly how to do the move, why it's one of the best sex positions and how to take your enjoyment to the next level. Note: while this refers to sex between a woman or a person with a vagina, and a man or a person with a penis, there is obviously no reason why any gender pairing, with the right accessories, can't have a great time with this one.
12 Sex Positions for When Your Partner's on Top
Sex position # - Cowgirl. Kamasutra
When your partner of any gender! If your partner has a vulva, they're more likely to orgasm, too, since they can control exactly where and how hard you hit that region of the internal clitoris known as the G-spot. You should also change up exactly how your partner rides you—because even though cowgirl is a gift from the gods, it will grow stale if you do it every time. Not to worry. Slight tweaks on the classic position can be enough to up your sex game from great to earth-shattering. How it works: You lie on your back. Your partner straddles you, sitting on you like a horse.
8 Sex Positions to ~Feel~ Even More in Cowgirl
Woman on top is any sex position in which the woman is on top of her sexual partner during sexual activity. The position most commonly associated with the woman on top is often called the cowgirl or riding position, which derives its name from the image of the woman "riding" the man as a cowgirl rides a bucking horse. In that position, a man typically lies on his back with his legs closed, while the female partner straddles him, usually in a kneeling position facing either forward or back, and either the man or woman inserts the man's erect penis into the woman's vagina or anus. In any of the woman on top positions, the woman is usually the active partner during sexual activity, and in addition to satisfying herself can stimulate or massage the man's scrotum , especially if his legs are spread. The woman may take the position in the course of sexual activity, especially if the man has attained orgasm while she has not; and in this position she or her partner may perform fingering for her to achieve orgasm.
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?