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15 August 2018 35 Views
Get the Most out of Your Kegel Exercises

Get the Most out of Your Kegel Exercises

"Pelvic floor (Kegel) exercises really do work to improve bladder and bowel problems. We see 70% of people solving their problems through pelvic floor exercise alone. But you need to get those exercises right" - Amanda Savage, specialist pelvic floor and women's health Physiotherapist.

10 August 2018 1 Views

Can the Pelvic Floor Be Too Tight?

It’s commonly known that a strong pelvic floor is a healthy pelvic floor, but where’s the limit? It can be possible for the pelvic floor to be over-exercised and become too tight.

In the fifth instalment of 'The Pelvic Floor', physiotherapist, Amanda Savage, talks to Kegel8 Founder and Managing Director, Stephanie Taylor, about over-exercising the pelvic floor and the problems that can occur as a result of it being too tight.

8 August 2018 2 Views

How Can Breathing Help Bladder Control?

You may not realise, but breathing is an essential part of performing your pelvic floor exercises, just as it is for any other form of exercise.

In the fourth instalment of ‘The Pelvic Floor’, physiotherapist, Amanda Savage, speaks to Kegel8 Founder and Managing Director, Stephanie Taylor, about the importance of breathing during your pelvic floor exercises and how to learn to do so.

5 August 2018 1 Views

How Does The Pelvic Floor Affect Incontinence?

Incontinence is an extremely common condition. If you suffer, it’s vital to remember that you are not alone. The pelvic floor has a large impact on the prevention of incontinence, so if your pelvic floor is weakened, you are more likely to suffer with urinary or bowel incontinence.

In this third instalment of ‘The Pelvic Floor’, physiotherapist, Amanda Savage, speaks to Stephanie Taylor, Kegel8 Founder and Managing Director, about the relationship between the pelvic floor and incontinence, and how your pelvic floor muscles work to prevent and manage incontinence.

3 August 2018 1 Views

The Structure of Your Pelvic Floor

The structure of your pelvic floor in relation to your uterus, bladder and bowel is essential for maintaining bodily functions. A strong pelvic floor will help to hold your pelvic organs in place.

In the second instalment of ‘The Pelvic Floor’, physiotherapist Amanda Savage, and Kegel8 Founder and Managing Director, Stephanie Taylor, discuss the structure of your pelvic organs and muscles, and how they experience damage on a daily basis.

1 August 2018 4 Views

Why is the Pelvic Floor Important?

You’ve probably heard of Kegel (pelvic floor) exercises by now, but do you know the importance of them? Your pelvic floor muscles are important for your posture, the control of your bladder and bowel, and childbirth. In this first instalment of ‘The Pelvic Floor’, physiotherapist, Amanda Savage, talks to Stephanie Taylor, Founder and Managing Director of Kegel8, about the value of the pelvic floor and the functions that it must perform on a daily basis.

By Kegel8 24 March 2014 42 Views
The Importance of Kegel Exercises

The Importance of Kegel Exercises

Kegel exercises are a vitally important part of every woman and man's exercise routine, and are vitally important to help you to get strong and healthy from the inside out. Your pelvic floor is like any other muscle in your body, and if you don't exercise it, it will become weak. In this video, Stephanie Taylor, Kegel8 founder and Managing Director talks to us about why Kegel exercises are such an important part of a strong and healthy body, and offers great advice on what you can do to help strengthen your muscles, prevent leaks, improve intimate sensation and more.
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By Kegel8 24 March 2014 34 Views
The Top Facts You Should Know About The Male Pelvic Floor

The Top Facts You Should Know About The Male Pelvic Floor

Kegel exercises aren't just for girls - the male pelvic floor plays a vitally important role in men's health too! Watch our Kegel8 V For Men infographic to learn more about the male pelvic floor and why you should be exercising yours too.
By Kegel8 24 March 2014 22 Views
Discover the facts with Kegel8 Mother Nurture

Discover the facts with Kegel8 Mother Nurture

Kegel8 Mother Nurture is the latest and best way to help get you in shape pre-pregnancy, help you through the pain of labour, then help you get back in shape after your baby is born. Did you know that 45% of new mums suffer bladder weakness, so if you're in this group, you're definitely not alone... Watch our video to find out more.
By Kegel8 4 March 2014 43 Views
Perimenopause

Perimenopause

Ladies, we all know what the menopause is, but did you know that our bodies enter a stage called perimenopause as much as 10 years before the ‘true’ menopause (which we don’t ‘officially’ enter until we haven’t had a period for 12 months). Read on to learn more about the perimenopause, and learn even more about it from a singing uterus in the video below (yes really!)…