How to Jelq For a Better Sex Life

Before you Start

Jelqing can change your life. Why? When used alongside a Bathmate it can increase penis growth quicker than by just using the Bathmate alone. More tools at your disposal leads to better results so you might as well use them, right? There are several techniques which can benefit you in varying ways. To learn more, check out the sections below.

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How to Jelq for Girth

To enhance thickness, normal reps which take 2-3 seconds, should be extended to 4-5 seconds. However, stay within your limits and don’t over do it. Also, you can do a V-jelq exercise — which focuses on the sides of the penis — to help improve thickness. Lateral jelqing may also improve the shape of your penis.

How to Jelq for Length

Wet and dry Jelqing work best for length. However, adding stretching, an extender, or penis pump can help increase length as well. Taking a holistic approach is the best approach to quick results. If you take the holistic approach, make sure to rotate between exercises.

Exercises for Girth
  • Increasing rep time
  • V-Jelq
  • Lateral Jelq
Exercises for Length
  • Dry Jelq
  • Wet Jelq
  • One Hand Jelq

Step-by-Step Jelqing Guide

Before You Start:

Allow your erections level to drop to 75 to 50 percent. Your penis should be relaxed so blood can easily circulate through it. Never perform a jelqing exercise with a full erection.

Place two pumps of the Max Out Enhancement Serum — or lubricant of your choice — on your finger and evenly spread the lubricant along the shaft of the penis.
Use your thumb and index finger to form an OK shape.
Place your hand at the base of your penis while maintaining the OK shape.
Pressing lightly, move slowly up the shaft of your penis. If you’re pressing hard enough that it hurts you, you’re pressing to strongly.

How Long Does It Take to See Results From Jelqing?

Results vary from person to person. However, many penis enlargement studies show that it takes more than 6 months. Ideally, you should shoot for one year to see some serious results. Using conservative measurements, you’re looking at a .4 inch increase in girth and a 1 inch in length when these exercises are consistently done over a year. However, using an extender or stretching can boost benefits.1,2

What are the Different Jelqing Techniques?

Wet Jelqing

This type of jelqing is the most common. Basically, you use lubricant while you jelq. This makes the exercise less abrasive and reduces your chance of developing an abrasion. If you opt for this method, make sure you use lubricant and not shampoo or gel as it can irritate your skin.

Dry Jelqing

Basically the same as wet jelqing minus the lubricant. Anecdotal evidence indicates that it’s less tiring than wet jelqing and more effective. It’s also less messy since there is no clean up required.

Lateral Jelqing

This technique is done to reduce the curvature of the penis. To make this work, the jelqing involves making the movement opposite to the curvature. It also requires you to have ¾ of an erection.

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If you want to develop girth, v-jelq emphasizes thickness. This exercise is done by grasping the penis with your middle and index finger with the palm facing you. Grabbing the penis with these two finger forms a “V”, hence the name.

One Hand Jelq

This jelqing method is as described by its name. It’s done with one hand, instead of alternating between two. Before you start, press down to the base of the pubic bone for the best results.

Jelq Exercises
  • Dry Jelq
  • Wet Jelq
  • V-Jelq
  • One Hand Jelq
  • Lateral Jelq
  • Less mess, effective
  • Less abrasive, comfortable, but messy
  • Helps develop girth
  • Works like dry jelqing, just a different technique
  • Helps improve curvature of the penis

Jelqing Lubricants You Should Use

Always be safe and test the oil before use. Do a patch test to make sure you’re not allergic. Rub a small amount of oil or lubricant onto your forearm. Cover the area with a bandage and wait 24 hours. If you don’t experience redness, swelling, or a rash, it should be safe to apply elsewhere.

Olive Oil

Oils tend to work really well for jelqing, since it’s not absorbed by the skin. There is also less resistance which helps chafing and fatigue. Many men choose oil because it’s inauspicious to have.

Coconut Oil

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Like olive oil, coconut oil works really well. Many men in online forums prefer coconut oil over anything since it isn’t as messy as other oils or lubricant. Coconut oil is also really great for skin.

Water-Based Lubricant

Lubricants work really well. However, they don’t moisturize the skin like oil can. If you don’t suffer from dry skin, this shouldn’t be an issue.

How to Do a Jelq Routine:

Warm Up

Ideally, you want to warm up before you begin your jelqing exercise. You can do this by taking a warm bath or using a warm washcloth. Most choose a warm washcloth since it’s simple and quick. Warming up your penis encourages blood flow, making the exercise more efficient.

Jelqing Exercises

Jelqing is easy to do, too. In technical terms, it’s very similar to masturbating. However, when you jelq you do not climax, nor do you want to be fully erect. You begin by putting your index finger and thumb in an O shape. You then place your hand in this shape on to the base of your penis. Make the O smaller until you put mild pressure on your penis shaft. Slowly move your hand up to the head of your penis. For maximum results, do this once per day for 20 minutes at most.

Manual Penis Stretching

To get the most out of your jelqing, adding a stretching routine can maximize your results, especially for length. If you do opt for stretching, make sure you alternate between the two. Don’t do them on the same day as it can cause strain and injury. Stretching is pretty self explanatory. You grab the head of your penis while it’s flaccid. You then pull your penis upward, stretching it out for about 10 seconds.

Wear Extender

Extenders work like stretching. The extender device is worn on a flaccid penis for an extended period of time, for four to nine hours a day. There are different products out in the market. The basic premise is you wear the extender, gradually adjusting it to a longer length with each use. According to one study by published in the British Journal of Urology, it does work. Men reportedly saw results of 0.9 inches in length.

How to Jelq Safely

Jelqing is a great exercise to improve your sex life. However, like any exercise you need to take precautions. Before we you exercise, get to know the common jelqing mistakes.


A lot of men eager to see gains may do too much at first. Trust me, easing in is definitely better in the long term. Jelqing works by hyperplasia — splitting muscle fibers to create more in their place. However, since this is a mild form of injury — like all workouts are — overexertion can cause injury. Remember to stop if this exercise causes pain.


If you’re not consistent with any workout, it won’t work. Jogging once a month won’t help you run a marathon. This analogy is the same with jelqing.

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Not Taking Breaks

Taking breaks between sessions is important. Recovery is a critical component of hyperplasia. You need time for your body to help build new muscle fiber which allows for penile growth. Only do these exercises twice a day at most to avoid injury.

Unrealistic Expectations

Many men want results overnight. Jelqing exercises do work. However, they take time and it isn’t a quick solution. Jelqing is akin to losing weight. You need to focus your time and energy. Gradually, you will see results.

Remember to set realistic goals and take breaks. Avoid overexertion and inconsistency.