Pelvic Floor Exercises to Help Strengthen Your Muscles

Pelvic Floor Exercises to Help Strengthen Your Muscles

Be honest: When was the last time you worked pelvic floor exercises into your workout routine? If you can’t remember or have no clue what those are, keep reading. Your pelvic floor muscles work as part of your deep-core team of muscles to support the center of your body, explains Libby Hinsley, a yoga teacher and physical therapist who founded Anatomy Bites. “While it’s important for the pelvic floor muscles to be strong, it’s equally important for them to be supple.” Training your pelvic floor muscles, which she says you can divide into “squeezers” and “lifters,” has benefits, from improving your sex life to preventing mad dashes for the restroom. And this goes for guys as well! “Pelvic floor exercises are great tools to utilize, especially as we age,” says Cody Braun, CPT, Assistant Manager of Fitness at Beachbody. “It’s important to actively focus on maintaining and strengthening our muscular system.” Here’s a look at some... Read More