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7 October 2019 84 Views No comments
A-Z of Sexual Super Foods

A-Z of Sexual Super Foods

A healthy sex life is important both physically and mentally. But if the fire has died out, you may be left thinking ‘what has happened?’, and it may be that your diet is to blame.

Food can play a huge role in helping to relight the fire in the bedroom. There are a range of nutrient packed foods that can amplify your libido and boost your health! Kegel8 have done all of the hard work and created a list of the top foods you should be buying in your weekly shop to get your mojo back…

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23 September 2019 99 Views No comments
The Neglected Muscle Guide

The Neglected Muscle Guide

Your current exercise routine most likely involves popular muscle groups like abs, biceps, and quads. While they're super important for maintaining health and fitness, there are other muscles that are craving your attention.

Most often, it's the hard-to-see muscles that are forgotten and neglected during exercise. That's why Kegel8 have done the heavy lifting and collated a list of the top five muscles that you need to start exercising today.

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20 September 2019 42 Views
The Role of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in the Rehabilitation of the Pelvic Floor Muscles

The Role of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in the Rehabilitation of the Pelvic Floor Muscles

Pelvic floor dysfunction is a common problem, particularly for women. A weakness in the pelvic floor muscles can lead to one or more disorders developing, such as urinary incontinence or a pelvic organ prolapse. To combat this, it is advised that the pelvic floor muscles are exercised to strengthen them and help them become more supportive. However, more than 30% of women are unable to detect their pelvic floor muscles to produce an effective contraction. The introduction of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) in pelvic healthcare poses a significant benefit in the rehabilitation of the pelvic floor muscles.

3 September 2019 155 Views No comments
The Ultimate Guide to Prolonging Your Sex Life

The Ultimate Guide to Prolonging Your Sex Life

Don’t believe the rumours – you CAN have a satisfying sex life no matter your age. Of course as we grow older the hurdles get higher, but anticipating and preparing for them can help you come out on top.

Contrary to popular belief, couples in their 60s, 70s and even 80s still have sex. It’s natural, normal and even healthy. But how can you ensure a long lifetime of rewarding sex for both you and your partner? Follow these top tips from Kegel8…

16 August 2019 144 Views No comments
Can Kegel Exercises Boost Your Orgasms? A Women's Health Physiotherapist Gives Her Opinion

Can Kegel Exercises Boost Your Orgasms? A Women's Health Physiotherapist Gives Her Opinion

Do Kegel exercises really improve your intimate wellbeing? Can they guarantee you stronger orgasms and greater sensation?

Discover more in this blog written by Chartered Physiotherapist, Christien Bird.

12 August 2019 97 Views No comments
Why You’re Never Too Young to Look After Your Pelvic Health

Why You’re Never Too Young to Look After Your Pelvic Health

Old or young, you’ve probably heard of Kegel exercises. This simple exercise involves contracting your pelvic floor muscles to build strength and tone over time. The benefits of a strong pelvic floor are endless, but is there an age limit for Kegel exercising? Aren’t Kegels for older women?

To put it simply, NO!

Read this blog to discover why...

5 August 2019 167 Views No comments
Coping With a Sexless Marriage (+ How to Fix It)

Coping With a Sexless Marriage (+ How to Fix It)

When you’re new into a relationship sex feels easy, exciting, fun, and most importantly, natural. So it can be disheartening when the drive and pleasure flip, and you find yourself having to work harder to achieve a successful outcome for the both of you.

More times than not, this can lead to your marriage becoming completely barren and the most action you get is pushing the other out of bed for snoring. But can a sexless marriage be fixed?

Read this blog to discover more…

2 August 2019 96 Views No comments
The Major Risk Of Sleeping and Wearing a Sanitary Pad (+ How to Prevent It)

The Major Risk Of Sleeping and Wearing a Sanitary Pad (+ How to Prevent It)

Absorbent pads are one of the most popular ways of managing bladder weakness. You simply pop on your pad and you’re good for a little jump or bump for the next few hours. But padding the problem overnight can cause more harm than you may have initially thought.

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26 July 2019 111 Views No comments
Viagra vs Kegels: Which is Best?

Viagra vs Kegels: Which is Best?

Erectile dysfunction affects more than 1 in 10 men in the UK. Arousing the male sexual organ is a complex process as it is. It involves the functions of the brain, hormones, emotions, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels. A problem with any one of these components can prevent erections from occurring entirely.

But, which is a better treatment - Viagra or Kegels?

22 July 2019 592 Views No comments
This is How Long it Takes Kegel Exercises to Work

This is How Long it Takes Kegel Exercises to Work

One of the key requirements to achieving a strong pelvic floor is patience. Patience is key when practicing your Kegels because results are not immediate. You may still leak a little when you laugh, even after 3 weeks of exercise!

Mix patience with a healthy dose of dedication and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a strong and healthy pelvic floor. But, how long do they really take to work?