50 Things You Should Try For Hotter Sex
ProConnect

To Kegel or Not to Kegel?

By

To Kegel or Not to Kegel?
Check out the benefits (for both men and women) of doing Kegel exercises consistently.

There is so much misinformation out there about Kegels. Some women think they should do their Kegels while sitting down to urinate. Some women think that they should never do them because they have heard Kegels are bad for them. Other women just cannot figure out how to do their Kegels.

Let’s get back to basics. What IS a Kegel?

More from YourTango: REGULAR Women in Lingerie Challenge

The Mayo Clinic defines this exercise as one that “…strengthen[s] the pelvic floor muscles, which support the uterus, bladder, and bowel.”

But what are pelvic floor muscles? They’re the muscles that help you stop and start the flow of urine, but even better – those muscles are the ones clench and contract when you orgasm.

How do you figure out where they are? During my in-home pleasure parties, I coach women to think of their Kegel or PC muscles as a CIRCLE 8. One circle of the “8″ goes around the vaginal opening and the other part of the “8″ goes around the anus. Women’s World magazine advises women to “Imagine picking up a marble with your vagina” as the PROPER way to do Kegels.

According to the Mayo Clinic, the better toned your PC muscles (another term for your Kegel muscles) are, the better your orgasm! It can help with incontinence and it can help women who have difficulty having orgasms to have one a little more easily. And get this – even though Kegel exercises don't truly tighten your vagina, they tone and strengthen your vaginal muscles which helps you get more aroused more quickly. Think of the grip you could have during your next sack session!

Studies have shown these exercises help men too. Men who do Kegel exercises regularly can improve the strength of their erections and improve circulation. These exercises are often used to help treat and alleviate erectile dysfunction symptoms and help men who struggle with premature ejaculation to better control their orgasms. And best of all, strong PC muscles also help men have stronger, more intense ejaculations.

If that’s not reason enough to do your Kegels, I don’t know what to tell you. You could even do them together for added fun. The next time you are having sex, alternate doing reps with your partner. Each of you can enjoy the sensations the muscle pulsations give.

More from YourTango: 13 Reasons Why Women Fake Orgasms

Keep reading...

More Juicy Content From YourTango:

Share this with someone you love (or even like a lot)!

Let's make it
FB official
Article contributed by
Advanced Member

Curvy Girl Chrystal Bougon

Author

Chrystal Bougon Sex Toy Expert, Resident Curvy Girl &  Pleasure Coach.

Founder of http://www.BlissConnection.com Award Winning Radio Show Host, "Everyone Wants to Have Better Sex" http://www.Bliss-Radio.com

Location: San Jose, CA
Credentials: Other
Other Articles/News by Curvy Girl Chrystal Bougon:

REGULAR Women in Lingerie Challenge

By

Show the world what a regular person looks like in lingerie, and they wouldn't know how to react. How does a real woman look in her lingerie? We all see images of women in lingerie, but have you ever seen a real lingerie ad before its been perfected by Photoshop? My challenge is to "Let's Show the World what Regular Women Look Like" in ... Read more

13 Reasons Why Women Fake Orgasms

By

I hear a lot about women who fake orgasms, especially from men who worry that their ladies might be among those who would rather put him on than get off. Now, I feel similarly to you guys. I don’t think a woman should fake an orgasm. I’m a big advocate of letting go and really getting off. But there are some surprising reasons that many women ... Read more

Why Invest in Lingerie it's Only on for 30 Seconds?

By

I have a sign hanging in my dressing rooms here at my Curvy Girl Lingerie store in San Jose. It gently reminds my customers that, "He does not see it on you the way you see it on you." This comes up on a daily basis because my lingerie store specializes in beautiful undergarments for women who just happen to be curvier than most – those ... Read more

See More

Recent Expert Posts
couple argue

Emotional Vampires: Must-Know Skills For Dealing With Narcissists

Expert Margaret Jacobson shares insights gained from Albert Bernstein's, book "Emotional Vampires".

Love: 10 Ways To Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

10 Challenges That Will Get You Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Don't be afraid to push the envelope — you'll achieve greater happiness!

Hug Text

The "Secret" To Love And Connection: Awareness

This one is for those of you still trying to work out the secret to finding that perfect connection.

Ask The Experts

Have a dating or relationship question?
Visit Ask YourTango and let our experts and community answer.

Resources
How to find the right pro for you
10 Reasons Mental Health Pros Should Join YourTango Experts

10 Reasons Mental Health Pros Should Join YourTango Experts

YourTango Experts can help your business go from good to great.

10 Steps To Improve Your Coaching Business

Take your coaching business from mediocre to great in no time…

Frequently Asked Questions About YourTango Experts

Thinking of joining? Here's all the facts you need to know to make the most of your membership.

Getting Your Guy To Join You In A Therapy Or Coaching Session

So how can your get your strong, self-reliant, superman to talk to an Expert with you?

Therapist/Counselors: Who We Are & What We Do

What exactly does a therapist/counselor do and can they really help?

See more resources>
HOT STUFF!
FROM OUR PARTNERS