And men are twice as likely to get hurt in the bedroom as women, the study into muscular injuries found.
It paints a picture of a country of passionate lovers – but in fact as a nation we’re actually most likely to come to harm gardening than anywhere else.
More than one in three Britons have pulled a muscle exercising their green fingers (35 per cent), a poll of 2,000 men and women shows.
The Daily Mail weren’t the only ones running with this tale of sex injuries:
Chastity belts, broken ribs, toasters..! Brits hit by sexy bedroom mishaps
A NEW survey has revealed one in 20 Brits have injured themselves while having sex.
The investigation into muscle damage by pain-relief gel Polar Frost shows we are a nation of adventurous and sometimes reckless lovers.
Sex is clearly a tricky affair, fraught with largely-made-up injuries and hilariously headline-friendly risks. All of which serve excellently to highlight the key aims of the product behind this particular story:
Three per cent of those had taken 21 days off or more and a worrying number of us ignore or mistreat injuries, research conducted by pain relieving gel Polar Frost revealed.
So, if you do injure yourself doing the deed, you know whose pain relieving gel to buy.