From bladder control to better sex, your pelvic floor and pelvic health in general are make-or-break for your quality of life. But it's an area of the body that most people know very little about. Browse our library of articles to answer common questions about the pelvic floor, Kegels, and all kinds of pelvic health and wellness issues. It's your body -- you should know every part of it!
October 30, 2020
Kegels (or pelvic floor exercise) for women is a surprisingly loaded subject (at least online), considering that many people don’t even know what they are. Some people see them as the Holy Grail of pelvic health and wellness, and a silver bullet that can deliver anything from better sex to an end... read more
October 27, 2020
People usually have a decent base of knowledge about the parts of their body that have the biggest impact on their quality of life and how they work -- think about your vital organs, or your limbs, etc. And the parts of the body that people have no idea about... read more
November 09, 2020
There is a LOT to think about when you’re pregnant. So it’s understandable that something like your pelvic floor, which is invisible and many people don’t know much about anyway, might not be front of mind. But you’re doing yourself a disservice if that is the case. Despite what the... read more
November 10, 2020
Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise out there. You can do it alone, it requires almost no equipment, and you can do it nearly anywhere and anytime you want. In the US alone, over 60 million people run for exercise.
But as with all types of... read more
November 10, 2020
Let’s paint a picture.
You’ve been doing your Kegels religiously. You know exactly where your pelvic floor muscles are, and you and your Kegel exerciser are besties. But your pelvic health results are Just. Not. Coming (or at least as quickly as you want them to).
You might want to... read more
November 04, 2020
How are you holding your body right now?
You’re probably sitting somewhere (in front of a computer or your phone?) and there's a good chance you are slouching or hunched over.
Except NOW there’s a much higher chance that you’re sitting up straight because I called you out. Well, we’re going... read more
October 31, 2020
Exercise is like almost any activity: if there’s no variety thrown in, you can get bored pretty quickly. This goes double for pelvic floor exercise, since you can’t really see anything happening and you’re generally staying in one place during your workout. As you would expect, boredom usually leads to a... read more
October 29, 2020
The pelvic floor is often seen as a magical and mythical place that people don’t learn about until there’s a problem with it (and often not even then!). Unfortunately, this leads to a number of misconceptions about what it actually is, what it does for the body, and how to best keep... read more
October 28, 2020
If you’ve done any research on pelvic floor muscle exercises, you’ve probably come across the phrase “biofeedback”, often accompanied by the words “training” or “therapy”. But often there is no explanation about what biofeedback is, why and how it is relevant for pelvic floor muscle function, whether there is evidence finding that it actually... read more
October 28, 2020
A key part of finding the best exercise routine (at least in for Kegel exercise) is finding the right exercise positions. Well, we have good news! There is no single “ultimate” body position for pelvic floor exercise. As long as your technique is good (which is not always intuitive!), there are... read more