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During pregnancy, it is very important for to be mother to exercise and stay fit. There are many types of exercises that the pregnant woman can choose from but the most effective among all is “kegel exercise”. Kegel exercises are also known as the pelvic floor exercises and they help in strengthening the muscles of vagina as well the muscles supporting bladder and uterus.
Kegel exercises are very good for pregnant women yet it is recommended to consult a doctor before starting any exercise to avoid possible risks. Kegel exercises were known in 1940s and were proposed by Dr. Arthur Kegel who claims that kegel exercises are very beneficial for the pregnant women and make their pelvic muscles very strong. In kegel exercise, all a woman has to do, is to control her muscles to stop the flow of urine. This exercise is not at all dangerous or painful.
It is specially recommended for pregnant women as it does not involve too much of labor and yet is very effective. It is a very light and an easy form of exercise which has remarkable results.
Benefits of Kegel Exercise
Kegel exercises are for both men and women. For men they are helpful in achieving and maintaining an erection while for women they are beneficial in the following ways:
Important points to remember
During kegel exercise some of the important things that people often forget and thus fail to get complete advantage of this exercise are:
Kegel exercise is very effective for pregnant women as it decreases the labor pain during the childbirth. It is becoming more and more popular these days because it is not at all painful and neither is it dangerous. It can be done anywhere and at anytime; all you have to do is pretend as if you are stopping the flow of your urine by controlling your vaginal muscles.