Release Exercises for Pelvic Floors that are Too TightFeb 12, 2022
Time for some Fanny Fitness!
Sometimes we need a little R&R which usually stands for rest and relaxation. I will add on another R and make it rest, release and relaxation.
I want to share a release routine that is designed to help you let go of tension in the pelvic floor that may be contributing to your symptoms. Many think that if they leak or have prolapse it must mean that they are weak and the muscles are lax. In some cases, the opposite is true. Muscles that are overactive and holding on to tension can't do their jobs effectively. They may not have the range of motion left or the strength to respond when needed.
Try these exercises out and enjoy the space and sense of calm that may arise. None of these should be painful. There may be some discomfort but stop if you feel pain and move to the next exercise. Also, book in with a pelvic floor physio to get to the root of your pain.
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My intention is to add a new video to my YouTube Channel every Friday. There is a selection of videos for all things to do with Pelvic Health and Education for women at all stages of life.
I use fitness and movement to help women and vagina owners prevent and overcome pelvic floor challenges like incontinence and organ prolapse. I also offer help for people in pregnancy, motherhood, and menopause!
More Effective than Kegels Alone
Here is an amazing Core & Pelvic Floor workout using the p.ball from p.volve. The folks from p.volve provided me with the p.ball and I LOVE it! I have used my own ball and loop band combo in the past but this is so much easier!
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I had a lot of fun with this workout and I hope you do too!
The Buff Muff App
The Buff Muff App, available on both Android and iPhone, will teach you how to activate your pelvic floor appropriately and then add it to movement. There is a ton of free content available to anyone who downloads the app including a 7-day pelvic floor fitness challenge to introduce you to the concept of a whole-body fitness approach to pelvic health. Once the free challenge ends you have the option to join the membership where you get a variety of different workouts, delicious meal plans, the famous 28 Day Buff Muff Challenge, and can be a part of a community where you can ask questions and seek support.