Updated: Mar 28
You've probably heard of Kegels before and wondered what it was all about. If your female partner has just delivered your baby vaginally or by cesarean section you may not be surprised to learn that her pelvic floor muscles have possibly weakened. Some women, particularly older woman experience issues associated with a weak pelvic floor even without giving birth.
Apart from assisting with pelvic floor associates problems in both women and men, you may also be surprised to learn that doing kegel exercises can improve his & her sex life. Interested now? DadiDeal investigated this topic and came up with some interesting facts and tips.
Where is the Pelvic Floor?
What are the common Pelvic floor problems for women?
Loss of pelvic organ support or pelvic organ prolapse
What causes Pelvic floor problems?
Pregnancy and childbirth in women, Straining on the toilet, Heavy lifting, Chronic coughing, High impact exercise, Age and Obesity
How soon can she start Pelvic Floor exercises after giving birth?
She can safely start Postpartum Kegel exercises within 24 hours of delivery.
Which women should do Kegels?
Young, middle age, elderly, active in the bedroom or a virgin, pregnant or in recovery - so pretty much everyone.
Can Kegel Exercises improve Sex?
Yes! Kegel exercises help to relax the vaginal muscles allowing more comfortable sex. The exercises also help to improve blood circulation to the vagina and pelvic floor which increases sexual arousal making it much easier for women to reach orgasm.
Can Men do Kegel Exercises?
Yes, especially men suffering from any of the following:
Overactive bladder symptoms
Nocturia (awakening at night to urinate)
Can Kegel Exercises improve sex for Men?
Yes! Apart from studies that show that kegel exercises help male erections point higher up instead of straight out or crooked, using Kegels to delay ejaculation creates a longer buildup and a stronger orgasm.
MENS KEGEL EXERCISES
Kegel exercises can be performed once in the morning and once at night. Its really quite simple - all you do is contract your anus muscles as if trying to hold in gas. It should feel like a pulling, contracting or lifting feeling in the anus. Each exercise session should be about 10-30 individual contractions and relaxation exercises. Each exercise should be 10 seconds, five seconds of contraction and five seconds of relaxation.
WOMENS KEGEL EXERCISES
Women's Kegel exercises are performed much the same. Firstly they should make sure their bladder is empty then sit or lie down on the ground. Just like men's kegels, they tighten the pelvic floor muscles by pretending to hold in gas. Counting to 5 seconds holding the muscle tension and then 5 seconds releasing and relaxing the muscle. Repeating this 10 times for as much as 3 times a day will see a remarkable difference in your partner within a few weeks.
Apart from these exercises your female friend and do easily on her own there are some amazing advancements in technology that help women perform Kegels, perhaps far more effectively. Kegel Trainers are not only easy to do but fun as well and with many syncing to Apps women can keep track of their progress.
The Joy On Kehel is backed by a team of doctors and its sleek design boasts 2 small motors covered in 3mm of food-graded silicone. It offers 4 Therapeutic Massage Patterns (Steady, Wave, Intermittent and Crescendo) with adjustable vibration intensity when using it with the App. This Pelvic floor exercise aid is great for familiarizing the pelvic muscles.
Urinary incontinence issues while coughing, sneezing, running or laughing?
Preparation for childbirth
Recovery from childbirth
Women who've had gynecologic surgery?
Manual mode or via our Joy ON Kehel app (Available for Android and iOS)
Fun and Effective Kegel workouts
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The Yarlap is well respected and used in the National Healthcare Systems across Europe. It includes six clinically preset programs making things super simple. Women start on 20 minutes a day, 5 times a week and notice results within 2-12 weeks.
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The Intensity is like a vibrator, Kegel exerciser hybrid. The Muscle stimulation along with
the resistance of the inflatable probe offers a complete exercise program. Its 2 in 1 purpose offers reward after hard work exercising.
Pelvic Muscle (Kegel) Exerciser
10 Levels Of Muscle Stimulation
Clitoral & G-Spot Vibrators
5 Speeds – 20,000 RPM Max
100% Medical Grade Silicone
Learn More about Pour Moi - Intensity here
JE JOUE - Ami 3 Step Kegel Set
Our DadiDeal writers gave the Ami as a Christmas gift and at first, we thought...dude! But then looking at the packaging it completely makes sense. The set is packaged so great it really does make a nice gift and lets your lady know how thoughtful you are. With three progressive weights - from soft weight single ball, to hard and heavy double ball - Ami enhances the pelvic floor according to her comfort and fitness level.
Pre-delivery vaginal strengthening
Female urinary incontinence
Improved sexual arousal
Postpartum vaginal recovery
Improves vaginal lubrication during Menopause
A fully comprehensive 3 step silicone kegel system
Ergonomic retrieval loops make removal easy
Stronger vaginal wall muscles allow her to tighten and grip during intercourse
We love the packaging of the Svakom Nova Muscle Exercise Ball Set. Who said Kegels couldn't be stylish? This 100% silicone and waterproof set comes in 3 different sizes and weighs 49g, 75g and 95 grams. The idea is for her to insert and use while walking, running, swimming, dancing or doing housework - basically being physically active. The movement of the built-in metal balls stimulate the vaginal walls and pelvic floor muscle.
A fully comprehensive 3 phase kegel exercise system
Ergonomic retrieval loops make removal easy
ELVIE - Trainer
One of the most advanced Pelvic floor trainers and well recommended by DadiDeal based on personal reviews is the Elvie. The Elvie Trainer is unique because it visualizes the pelvic floor movements in real-time with biofeedback, a mind-body technique often used by health care professionals for pelvic floor rehabilitation. By using the Elvie your lady friend can ensure they are exercising their pelvic floor correctly by monitoring the app and its feedback on contraction during a workout. Elvie claims over 1000 health professionals have recommended their product. With the App users can track your progress over time.
Better bladder control
Faster postnatal recovery
100% medical-grade silicone, no harmful chemicals
Comes with an optional cover for custom sizing
carry case doubles as a wireless charger
Part of the NHS supply chain
Learn More about Elvie Here