Your pelvic floor is one of the most important parts of your body. Your pelvic floor is a collection of muscles, fibres and ligaments that work together to support your pelvic organs.
The main way of keeping these muscles strong is to perform Kegels (pelvic floor exercises). These are exercises that work by contracting and relaxing the pelvic floor muscles.
But, can you strengthen your pelvic floor without Kegels? Learn more in this blog...
Not sure where to get started? Let expert Physiotherapist Lucy Allen guide you on learning the perfect Kegel.
We know that exercising the pelvic floor muscles regularly is vital in maintaining bladder and bowel continence, preventing vaginal prolapse and providing sensation during sex. The Kegel8 Vaginal Cones can make a great addition to your exercise programme by providing feedback on your technique and a progression from regular pelvic floor exercises.
No one knows self-care more than your intimate area. This self-cleansing area is home to millions of tiny organisms that work with your body to keep your vagina in perfect, healthy condition. But these organisms are very delicate and need your help to keep protected.
Your vaginal canal needs to be at a pH of between 4-5 for your vaginal flora to thrive and keep your intimate area good and healthy. But a quick dip in the pool can cause problems to your intimate area.
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Kegels – you’ve heard them, hell you might have even tried them. But are they working for you – how can you tell?
There are a range of devices on the market that can help improve the strength of your pelvic floor, but how do you know if you really need one?
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Love balls, Ben Wa balls, jiggle balls – whatever term you use, Kegel balls may seem like a very NSFW product. But, they're not just the type of products you'd expect to see in an unrealistic fantasy, you can actually use these to improve a whole load of sexual health aspects. Discover the benefits of love balls in this blog…
Water. We know we should be drinking it, we know how important it is to our health, but it’s just so easy to forget. With our busy lifestyles and hectic schedules, it’s hard to find room for bladder health reminders.
Perhaps you've invested in a fancy water bottle that reminds you when you need to drink, or you may casually sip coffee throughout the day, but do you know if you need to drink more? Read this blog to learn more…
We live in a world where women have to pay a price for what mother nature has declared for us. A world where some girls in countries like Zimbabwe miss days of school every month because they have limited access to sanitary wear. Some females use clothes, cotton wool and even newspapers when they are menstruating. The lack of access to adequate sanitary wear is one limitation, but the most prominent is the financial limitation. The menstrual cup is the answer because it is step closer to ending period poverty for every female who has fallen victim to this.
As the temperature slowly begins to creep up, it starts to dawn on us that summertime is arriving. It’s normally around now that your panic about achieving a ‘beach body’ sets in. But whether you want to look good in a swimsuit, or feel good and healthy – exercise is key.
You’ve done the crunches, sweated in squats and god, please don’t remind us of the plank. But there’s vital muscles that you may be forgetting when getting summer-ready.
Cycling is a great activity to stay fit and healthy. However, it comes at a price. Cycling is not the kindest sport to your vulva and vagina – potentially taking a toll on your pelvic floor.
In cycling, a strong pelvic floor can help contribute to core strength and improved breathing. But, it’s not all smiles and rainbows. Core strength can be hard to maintain if riding a bicycle can pose a detrimental threat to the pelvic floor itself.
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Using a menstrual cup is a great confidence boosting and reliable form of menstruation management. But getting started can be tricky.
The Kegel8 Menstrual Cup is a body-friendly, comfortable, and easy-to-use form of sanitary protection. But every vagina is different, that’s why you may need to experiment a little when you first come to using your cup.
There are dozens of ways that you can fold your menstrual cup to help ease insertion, so here at Kegel8, we’ve compiled our top choices into one short video for you to choose and try.