How To Instantly Improve Your Kegels
The Pelvic Floor Basics Blog Series 1/3
They're the number one exercise prescibed for any type of pelvic floor issue.
If you leak when you sneeze or laugh to hard ...... do kegels. '
Have a heavy feeling in your vagina ....do your kegels.
Kegels not making a difference? Obviously you need to do more of them .
The messge we're sold is that kegels (or pelvic floor contractions) are the "One Ring to Rule Them All" exercise you need to master to improve your pelvic floor function.
Luckily you don't need to be a Hobbit, have magic or set out on a dangerous quest to have a healthy functioning pelvic floor.
The first step to improving your pelvic floor function is to get to know your pelvic floor muscles.
What your pelvic floor looks like.
Your Pelvic floor muscles are mysterious
They are hidden deep inside your body and while you know you have a pelvic floor, you probably don't know a lot about them.
That's right, THEM.
Your pelvic floor is actually a group of muscles that work together. They support your internal organs and help control pressure as part of your deep core muscles.
Being able to visualize your pelvic floor, where the different muscles are and how they work helps you get better results from doing Kegels.
Click the video to find out about your pelvic floor muscles and what their specific jobs are in your body.
Congratulations, you now know more about your pelvic floor muscles than most personal trainers.
(Seriously, when I studied anatomy for my PT certifcations we learnt all about biceps, gluteals and the major muscles in the body, but the pelvic floor was never even mentioned!)
Coming soon....Part 2 in the Pelvic Floor Basics Blog Series