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21 January 2019 246 Views No comments
Age Proof Your Pelvic Floor

Age Proof Your Pelvic Floor

When the wrinkles begin to appear, and the grey hairs start to show, there’s no doubt about it – you’re ageing. This is something we have learnt to embrace – it’s natural after all! But one aspect of ageing that women don’t tend to talk about is the deterioration of our pelvic health.

We joke all the time about little leaks and a loose vagina in old age – but these are things that we can prevent! Taking care of your pelvic floor can help to prevent incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse and can even help to improve intimate sensation! Discover what you can do to revitalise your pelvic floor in this blog…

21 January 2019 120 Views No comments
How Does Alcohol Affect The Pelvic Floor?

How Does Alcohol Affect The Pelvic Floor?

Imagine – it’s the weekend and you’ve had a good few pints in celebration for the end of another week. You stumble home and fall into bed, only to awaken the following morning covered in damp sheets… Was that you? Surely not…

Sound like a familiar situation? Adult bedwetting and alcohol consumption often come hand-in-hand, especially if you already suffer from slight bladder weakness. Read this blog to learn why this could be happening to you, and how you can prevent it!

14 January 2019 117 Views No comments
How To Restore Your Pelvic Floor After Childbirth

How To Restore Your Pelvic Floor After Childbirth

Isn't it an amazing feeling when your consultant or GP gives you the all clear after childbirth, or post-hysterectomy/gynaecological surgery?!

But, what can you do to restore your strength?

Louise Field specialises in fitness training for women. Founder of Adore Your Pelvic Floor, Louise delivers workshops in pelvic health and exercise to the community, fitness professionals, and health professionals across the country.

7 January 2019 148 Views No comments
The Importance of Using Exercise Gel with your Toner

The Importance of Using Exercise Gel with your Toner

Still got that New Year fitness inspiration? Determined to take control of your pelvic health this year? What if Kegel8 could make exercise even easier?

Using an exercise gel with your pelvic toner can help to increase your intimate moisture and help you achieve greater results from your pelvic floor workouts. That’s why, here at Kegel8, we produced an exercise gel lubricant that specifically aims to assist your pelvic floor: The Kegel8 KE Gel Kegel Exercise Lubricant.

4 January 2019 64 Views No comments
Top Tips on Weight Loss for a Healthier Pelvic Floor

Top Tips on Weight Loss for a Healthier Pelvic Floor

Most of us would like to lose weight. But, we’d also like to keep our pelvic health in tip top condition too.

Being healthy and fit is often one of our top priorities. But what happens when improving one part of your health negatively impacts on another? This can often be the case for people who are trying to lose weight.

We’re so focused on improving our outside appearance that we forget that our insides need a little TLC and maintenance too!

1 January 2019 60 Views No comments
Suffering with Wind Following Christmas Leftovers?

Suffering with Wind Following Christmas Leftovers?

Pigs in blankets. Stuffing balls. Even brussel sprouts. Just name it, and you can guarantee that you’ve eaten it over Christmas. But whilst you’re lying there, basking in your food coma, something takes you by surprise. PRRP! Was that you? Oh no, time to rush to the toilet!

We often see this as a comedic event, but in reality, 1 in 10 people are affected by bowel incontinence at some point in their lives – this can be a one-off or an everyday occurrence. Sound familiar? Read the blog to learn more.

31 December 2018 220 Views No comments
New Year, New You, New Pelvic Floor

New Year, New You, New Pelvic Floor

Time and time again, we make a promise to ourselves that this year we WILL get fit – both internally and externally. Yet, somehow December has already come around again, and the illusion of a 2018 fitness goddess has been shattered. That’s why you need to make 2019 your year of supreme fitness – starting with giving some TLC to your pelvic floor.

It’s important that you improve yourself from the inside out. You don’t want to be that person who throws themselves into jogging just to quit from embarrassment a few minutes in after suffering from a little leakage.

21 December 2018 52 Views No comments
Don't Leave Your Pelvic Floor in the Dark!

Don't Leave Your Pelvic Floor in the Dark!

The 21st December marks Winter Solstice in the UK – meaning that we will be plunged into darkness for what feels like a lifetime… Ok, well not quite. But today of all days is when we will experience fewer hours in the sunlight and longer in the darkness.

But, one thing that we can’t leave in the dark is our pelvic floor! Read on to learn how you can shine a light on your pelvic floor this winter.

17 December 2018 44 Views No comments
How Can Kegel Exercises Help When Running?

How Can Kegel Exercises Help When Running?

Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise. In fact, 10.5 million people in Britain choose to exercise by running.

But when your fitness regime is compromised by a pelvic floor disorder such as stress urinary incontinence, it can become difficult to maintain motivation.

17 December 2018 74 Views No comments
Can Physiotherapists Recommend Medical Devices?

Can Physiotherapists Recommend Medical Devices?

Are you a physiotherapist that has found the perfect product to relieve a patient’s symptoms, but unsure as to whether you’re allowed to recommend it? Don’t worry, Kegel8 have the answer for all physiotherapists out there!

Physiotherapy departments and private practices often lend out medical devices, such as electrical stimulation devices, biofeedback machines, and TENS units. Physios can give advice on the safe and effective use of products and devices to enhance exercise rehabilitation, assist with posture, and relieve pain.