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7 January 2019 374 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 296 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 291 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 452 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.

27 December 2018 474 Views No comments
The Best Sex Positions If You Have A Pelvic Organ Prolapse

The Best Sex Positions If You Have A Pelvic Organ Prolapse

A pelvic organ prolapse can stop you from embracing your sexuality and can cause a heavy strain on intimate relationships. The sexual positions that you perform can actually worsen the problem rather than boosting your relationship.

Do not fear, this doesn’t mean you need to dig a grave for your sex life! The team at Kegel8 has compiled a comprehensive list of the most comfortable and exciting sex positions for those with a pelvic organ prolapse.

21 December 2018 290 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.

18 December 2018 317 Views No comments
The Weird and Wonderful Things Women Do To Their Vaginas

The Weird and Wonderful Things Women Do To Their Vaginas

From injecting blood into your vaginal wall, to finding a wasp nest to be your vagina’s next victim, women try the most bizarre trends to improve or rejuvenate their vaginas. But just how revolutionary are these trends, and how can you improve your vagina with a smaller budget? Read the blog to find out more.

17 December 2018 171 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 250 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.

14 December 2018 374 Views No comments
Wearing Pads Will Fast Track You into a Care Home

Wearing Pads Will Fast Track You into a Care Home

As soon as we begin to walk, the involuntary loss of urine is socially stigmatising. Whether this is in school, at work, or in the nursing home – incontinence is a taboo that we must hide.

We can go to great lengths to hide the fact that we suffer from urinary incontinence. We wear black – wet patches will be less noticeable. We use sanitary protection products – we’d rather pad the problem than talk about it! Sound like you? It’s time to face the music and end your suffering once and for all. Read on to learn all about how incontinence affects us when we age.