Keeping your sperm healthy means both making sure they are individually in good shape and that you’re producing plenty of them. Even if you’re not thinking about having children yet, it’s never too soon to consider the health of your sperm.

And here’s how...

Lifestyle choices for better sperm health

About 9 percent of men of reproductive age struggle with fertility issues, according to the National Institutes of Health. While infertility can result from any number of serious medical conditions, a good first step toward heading off fertility issues is to look at the aspects you can change.

If you want to make sure your sperm is as healthy as possible, a few simple lifestyle and dietary choices can help.

1. Exercise regularly

In general, exercise is good for your health. Individuals should strive to get at least 150 minutes of aerobic exercise each week. That doesn’t have to be a strict workout in a gym; it can be as easy as walking for 30 minutes, five days a week. However, some specific