Want to drop some pounds but don’t feel like putting in the work at the gym? You’re probably already doing a workout that can help you shed those extra lbs.

A Japanese man has begun a strict regimen of watching his caloric intake and masturbation to keep in shape. So far his results are rather surprising. In two months he’s lost nine pounds, although he’s probably gone through his weight in lotion.

"I read online that pleasuring oneself was the same as running 200 meters," said Ito. "Without a girlfriend, the only way I could become thin was through masturbation!"

“Yuichi Ito” - an alias - masturbates three to five times a day as an appetite suppressant and form of exercise. But maybe don’t follow his lead quite yet. A doctor says exhausting your body without proper calorie consumption is never good.

We just want to know how Yuichi finds the time.