Kegels? Yup, There's An App For That

Sex, Self

There's an app for everything these days... and that isn't always a good thing.

With the popularity of fitness apps, fitness trackers, and the fitness tracking apps for those trackers, I can track almost anything, from the sprint from my home office to the bathroom to every piece of chocolate I consume. Now I can even track my vaginal exercises with the special kGoal Smart Kegel Trainer and its accompanying app.

Don’t believe me? There’s a current Kickstarter campaign for a device that resembles a hand grenade. You insert the bulb and every time you squeeze “correctly” it vibrates. Take a look at their video.

Tracking my steps and my meals keep me on the healthy track, but my vagina doesn’t need an app, nor does it need a “trainer.”

Even before I started my career as a sex toy consultant, women’s magazines like Cosmopolitan and Glamour consistently touted the benefits of kegel exercises. “Squeezing those pelvic muscles will make your partner scream with pleasure!” I read. Next came the obligatory directions for the exercises and how stronger muscles would help bladder control. Super sexy that was not.

Read more: My Vagina Doesn't Need an App (But Thanks Anyway) 

This article was originally published at Momtastic. Reprinted with permission from the author.