Dear mums-to-be; if you’re not already familiar with the term ‘pelvic floor’, here’s a heads up: you’ll need to exercise it post-baby.
The pelvic floor muscles are located between your legs and run from your pubic bone at the front to the base of your spine at the back.
They are in the shape of a sling and give you control over your bladder and urethra. These muscles get weaker with age but are also weakened through pregnancy and birth.
Pelvic floor exercises decrease your chances of incontinence after you’ve had your baby, and celebrity fitness guru Jenni Russell has penned a new pelvic floor exercise book sharing her pelvic floor secrets. (Russell has specialised in pelvic floor health since 1996 and is a certified Exercise Holistic Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach (Level 1) with over 20 years of experience as personal trainer.)
“Pelvic Floor Secrets” is based on the unique, holistic programmes that will reverse the damage caused by pelvic floor dysfunction.
The 230-page book is made up of 14 chapters dealing with everything from “What is the Pelvic Floor” to “Testicular Cancer and Prostrate Issues”, written in a style which is both informative and educational.
The new pelvic floor exercise book promises that you will be “confidently continent and sexually satisfied in 6 weeks” if you listen to what it says.