Sexual Health: It's Time for Your Best Sex Ever
As we age, many people expect their sex drive to drop, natural lubrication to decrease or orgasm intensity to just taper off. We’re here to tell you: it does NOT have to be that way!
These are symptoms of your pelvic floor muscles weakening over time. The vagina is a wonderfully resilient and accommodating organ. But life’s hurdles and experiences take their toll if the muscles aren’t strengthened and well maintained.
Fortunately, kegels are scientifically proven to treat laxity, dryness and anorgasmia that cause a lack of sexual sensation and pleasure. They help women restore sensation and satisfaction during intercourse. But how exactly do kegels make sex better? By strengthening the pelvic floor muscles, which increases blood flow, it restores natural lubrication, which lends itself to better and more frequent sex!
And this is no old wives’ tale. The sexual benefits of kegels are well documented, so read on learn more.
How Your Pelvic Floor Influences Vaginal Health
The pelvic floor muscles are a group of muscles that support all of our reproductive and digestive organs and processes. Just like any other muscle in the body, unless we strengthen them, they’re going to become weak and not work as well as they used to. For many women, a weak pelvic floor causes bladder leakage, pelvic organ prolapse or sexual dysfunction.
The Effects of a Weak Pelvic Floor
The reality is that over time our pelvic floor muscles weaken. For 43% of women, that results in sexual dysfunction, which can include:
- Laxity or looseness of the vaginal opening and canal. This is something that impacts many individual's self-confidence, especially after having a baby.
- Vaginal dryness and lack of self-lubrication (even when you’re in the mood). When your muscles weaken, they lose the ability to self-lubricate.
- Orgasm dysfunction. This can present itself in a variety of forms. Decreased climax intensity, increased difficulty in achieving climax, and limited situations resulting in climax or inability to achieve climax are all examples.
Fortunately, these symptoms of sexual dysfunction are all treatable through effective pelvic floor strengthening. Forget expensive surgeries or just having to live with it. Kegels are proven to not only make you feel stronger and more confident but bring your sex drive roaring back.
How Women Can Use Kegels for Better Sex
Many women might think kegels are for old ladies and question whether implementing kegels for better sex will bring about results. The reality is that kegels bring about benefits for women of all ages, including improved sexual function.
A kegel is an isometric contraction followed by a relaxation of the pelvic floor muscles that helps build strength in the muscles to support all of the organs and functions better.
It’s not dissimilar to any other isometric workout you might do. By strengthening the pelvic floor muscles through kegels, blood flow increases to the muscles, which increases natural lubrication.
How to Perform a Kegel Exercise
1. Measure your pelvic floor strength. Evaluate your pelvic floor muscle strength at the beginning of your kegel routine so you can measure progress. The self-assessment is done by inserting a finger and then making a contraction around it, and then noting the squeeze strength on a scale of 0-5 scale.
2. Measure pelvic floor endurance. Determine the endurance of the muscles by holding a kegel exercise as long as possible. If you can hold for 5 seconds, then this is your starting contraction time. If you can hold for 8 seconds then begin with holding for 8 seconds. Record endurance time and date.
3. Create your workout routine and then record endurance time and repetitions. Complete the following two sets of exercises two or three times a day:
- 20-50 kegels holding each for the established endurance period with 10-second rests
- 20-50 kegels holding for 1-second flickers of contraction with 1-second rests
4. Identify appropriate exercise positions. If you’re just starting on your pelvic floor journey, it probably makes sense to lay down during your exercises. As you get stronger, you can progress to standing or even using a Bosu ball or other tool to increase the challenge.
5. Be kind to yourself! It can take up to 12 weeks to build new muscle fibers and strengthen pelvic floor muscles. Depending on the strength of your muscles, it may take up to five months to see significant improvements.
If you’d like more information about how to properly do kegels for better sex, download our Kegel Guide here.
While kegels are great and can be done anywhere, the fact that there isn’t any weight resistance means that there’s a limit on how much muscle you can build. Not only that, if muscles are too weak, it can be challenging to engage the right muscles when you’re starting out.
Using Weighted Kegels for Better Sex
So how do kegels make sex better? As we mentioned before, a kegel is just an isometric squeeze similar to what you might do for any other sort of bodyweight workout. Now imagine going from an isometric contraction of your bicep muscle to curling weight. You’re going to build more strength faster. That’s what vaginal weight lifting does for your pelvic floor muscles.
There are a number of products on the market that are intended to create this weight lifting dynamic. Kegelbell is the first of its kind to have the weight outside the body, which makes it comfortable and easy to use because only a slender, medical-grade insert is held inside the body while the weights hang outside.
Not only is this more comfortable for the user, but the dynamic forces of the weight outside the body creates even more challenge.
Kegelbell customers have seen incredible results, including:
- Increased natural lubrication
- Increased sex drive
- Increased squeeze
- Increased orgasm intensity
- Decreased leakage
- Increased confidence!
“I am absolutely thrilled with my results from Kegelbell. I have found a new level of sexual self-empowerment I never knew was possible and would never have known I could achieve, all thanks to the product. Stephanie and Kegelbell are changing lives and creating joy, one vagina at a time.”
- Jackie Johnson, Actress, Podcast Host
Learn more about how Kegelbell’s external weights change the game for vaginal weight lifting.
Do’s and Don'ts of Kegel Exercises
The world of pelvic floor strengthening can be a bit confusing, so here are a few do’s and don'ts so that you can get the best possible results out of your pelvic floor strengthening journey!
Do Learn How To Kegel Properly
Studies show that 75% of women don’t know how to kegel properly. Not only are you not achieving the desired results, but you could be harming other muscles in the body by doing the exercise incorrectly.
Don’t Use Kegel Weights Made of Harmful Materials
Kegel weights are a great way to enhance your kegel routine. Unfortunately, there are a lot of products out there, and not all are created equal. When it comes to choosing a solution, be sure to only use products made out of medical-grade materials and made for pelvic floor strengthening.
Do Work Your Way Up Gradually
Just like at the gym, you wouldn’t go all the way to the heaviest weight first. The same thing applies to strengthening your pelvic floor muscles. It’s important to incrementally increase weight and challenge as you build muscle.
Don’t Get Down On Yourself
If you’re doing a traditional kegel routine, it could take up to 12 weeks to start seeing results. Fortunately, with Kegelbell, that timeframe is reduced down to just two weeks when our customers start to see real results.
Scientifically Proven. FDA Registered. Get Kegelbell for Better Sex
While it’s not possible to just snap your fingers and instantly have strong pelvic floor muscles and great squeeze, Kegelbell is pretty close! By using Kegelbell for just five minutes, three times a week for two weeks, we guarantee that you’ll see an improvement or your money back!
Kegebell was created to help women take back control of their sex life, bladder, body and self-confidence. Women don’t need to turn to surgery or other unsafe solutions to address a problem. With just a one-time $99 purchase of Kegelbell, you can be on your way to your best sex ever.