Tagged with 'pelvic floor'

The Best Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women

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Did you know that you can blend pelvic floor exercises, or kegels, into other exercises that you may already have in your exercise routine? It’s true! There are many exercises that can incorporate the pelvic floor. Because the pelvic floor muscles are similar to your abdominal muscles, you can even exercise them every day. 

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How Sitting for Too Long Damages the Pelvic Floor

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Sitting for extended periods of time can cause pelvic floor damage, leading to pelvic floor dysfunction and incontinence. Keep your pelvic floor healthy by following these tips.

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Pelvic Floor Therapy & 10 Other New Year's Resolutions for Your Pelvic Floor

Getting healthier in the new year? Don't forget about your pelvic floor muscles! Use these 10 New Year's resolutions and learn about pelvic floor therapy to prevent bladder problems. 

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The Pelvic Floor & Urinary Incontinence

People often think incontinence symptoms are caused by loose pelvic floor muscles. However, this isn’t always the case. In the "Hollywood" media, we often hear that we want tight pelvic floor muscles to prevent things like pelvic organ prolapse and leakage, but "tight" isn’t really the right word.

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Why Men Should Care About Their Pelvic Floor

1 in 20 men experience concerns with urinary incontinence. Even though these concerns are common, you don’t have to live with soggy cheerios and other pelvic floor dysfunction concerns.

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Pelvic Floor Exercises for Men

The pelvic floor is a group of muscles located in the pelvis that control pelvic functions such as urination, bowel movements, and sexual function. When it comes to pelvic floor exercises, commonly referred to as kegel exercises, the focus is often on women. However, men's health can be greatly impacted by regular pelvic floor strengthening.

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Pelvic Floor 101

The pelvic floor muscles hold all of the pelvic organs safely in place, like a hammock supports the person laying on it. Although most people can agree that the pelvic floor is an important component of women's health, something that is often ignored is how important pelvic floor muscle training can be in men's health.

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