Why You Should Do Kegels During Pregnancy

Every woman who has experienced pregnancy, labor and childbirth, knows it brings with it, some peculiar challenges. While our little bundles of joy are beautiful and adorable, the journey to birthing them wrecks havoc on our body. A combination of hormones, pregnancy weight, and the pressure a growing human places on our internal organs, lead […]

Understanding and Preventing Prolapse

The pelvic floor supports organs like the uterus, bladder, and rectum. When the pelvic floor is weakened, these organs may put great stress on the pelvic muscles and then burst through them. The bulge that appears in the vaginal canal is called a prolapse- an organ pushing through the pelvic floor. Symptoms of A Prolapse […]

Benefits of Using Kegel Props

The pelvic muscles act similarly to the rest of the body’s muscles- exercising them makes them stronger, failing to, causes weakening and slack. That is what Kegel exercises do, they strengthen the pelvic muscles, making the pelvic floor considerably stronger and firmer. Kegels will counteract stress incontinence, fecal incontinence and even lead to an improved […]

How to Spice Things Up in the Bedroom Using Pelvic Floor Exercises?

Pelvic floor exercises, or Kegels, have been used for decades to strengthen the pelvic floor. The exercises were initially developed, primarily, tackle urinary incontinence. Due to the weakening of the pelvic floor muscles due to pregnancy, vaginal childbirth and age, women were experiencing leaking bladders during random, mundane acts like laughing or coughing. Kegel exercises […]

What Is a Weakened Pelvic Floor?

The pelvic floor plays a vital role in the body, providing support for the organs in the pelvis region (intestines, bladder and uterus). It is a connection of multiple muscles that constitute a firm support system for organs. The pelvic floor also plays a crucial role in controlling waste excretion from the body, giving a […]

Kegels: Benefits for New and Expectant Mothers

What are Kegels? Kegels are a set of exercises that target the muscles of a woman’s pelvic floor, making it former and stronger. The pelvic floor is made of connecting muscles and tissues that hold up the reproductive organs in the pelvic region. A weakened pelvic floor leaves women with poor control of their bladder […]

How to Use Kegel Balls to Improve your Love Life?

There are many women who wish they could rejuvenate their vagina naturally and have healthier and more satisfying sex. With advancing age, menopause and multiple childbirths, the tissues that surround the vagina often become loose and saggy. The end result is that sex for both partners can become dull. In the recent past, only one […]

What Are Pelvic Floor Muscles and How to Exercise Them?

The pelvic floor muscles are undoubtedly one of the most important muscles in your body. These muscles are located between your legs and stretching from one side to another under the pelvic floor and from the pubic bone in the front to the foot of the spine at the back. The pelvic floor is responsible […]

What Exactly Are Kegel Exercises?

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Many people hear the words “Kegel exercises” and think it is some type of endurance or aerobics exercise. Close but no cigar. Kegel exercises, also known as pelvic floor muscle training, are done to strengthen the muscles of the lower abdomen and pelvis. These are the muscles that support the bladder, uterus, small intestine and […]