Biceps, triceps…and your pelvic floor? The pelvic floor is a group of muscles and ligaments that support the organs in the pelvis: the uterus, bladder and bowel. Strengthening your pelvic floor won't make you look like Michelle Obama, but is important for your long-term health. When a pelvic floor is strong, organs are well supported and firmly in place.
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I've never been the biggest fan of going to the gym, but I don't need too much convincing to give my vagina a workout. And exercising your vaginal muscles not only leads to better sex but also is fun while you're doing it. Though you may have heard of kegel exercises as the primary way to work out your vagina, there are also a few lesser-known but equally fun-sounding ones. These exercises work out your pelvic floor muscles , the ones below your bladder, bowel, and uterus. You can think of them like a sling that holds of those parts in place.
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Even if you haven't tried vaginal weightlifting yourself, you've probably seen photos of women lifting everything from jade eggs to dumbbells using their vaginal pelvic floor muscles. While it's true that a strong pelvic floor can help increase orgasmic potential, eliminate incontinence, and prevent pelvic organ prolapse, the reality is that anything can be taken too far—even something as benign as pelvic floor strengthening exercises otherwise known as Kegels. I don't have a problem with Kegels. In fact, I love a well-placed corkscrew Kegel! Furthermore, I am not here to criticize anybody's personal pelvic strengthening program.
Kegel exercises can help make the muscles under the uterus, bladder, and bowel large intestine stronger. They can help both men and women who have problems with urine leakage or bowel control. You may have these problems:. People who have brain and nerve disorders may also have problems with urine leakage or bowel control. Kegel exercises can be done any time you are sitting or lying down.