Pelvic Floor - Gymophobics

Pelvic Floor

A study of more than 4,000 people as reported in the journal BMC Women’s Health, found that poor grip strength was associated with the risk of stress incontinence and probably related to sarcopenia, i.e. low muscle mass, and there will be lower strength in the pelvic floor muscles as well as the hands.

To identify the pelvic floor, pull up and in as if you are trying to stop passing wind and urine at the same time – pulling forward from the back passage. To strengthen the pelvic floor do ten short squeezes, then a longer set of ten where you briefly hold each squeeze daily.