Pelvic Floor Safe Exercises

 

Pelvic Floor Safe Exercises

Scroll down for exercises that help you:

  • Exercise safely
  • Strengthen and tone
  • Manage your weight
  • Improve your general health
  • Feel strong and good about your body

 

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Expert Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy exercise videos and information

Physio Glute Workout
Glute Workout for Home – Physio Guided Toning Exercises
Plank Variations
Plank Variations for Your Core With Prolapse Problems or After a Hysterectomy
Zumba
How to Keep Your Zumba Workout Safe for Your Prolapse
Interval walking
Interval Walking Tops Regular Walking For Health & Fitness
Rebounder
Is Rebounder Exercise Safe For Your Pelvic Floor?
Exercises to lose weight
The Best Ranked Exercises To Lose Weight With Prolapse Problems
Stationary Bike Set Up for Pelvic Floor Safe Exercise and Weight Loss
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What are Pelvic Floor Safe Exercises?

pelvic floor safe exercisesPelvic floor safe exercises are exercises and techniques designed to reduce the load on the pelvic floor during exercise.

Some exercises including intense core abdominal exercises, high impact and heavy lifting lifting exercises can increase the load on the pelvic floor.

When the load on the pelvic floor is greater than its’ ability to withstand these forces, the pelvic floor can become stretched and weakened as a result.

Who’s at Increased Risk of Pelvic Floor Problems with Exercise?

Women at increased risk include those with:

  • Weak or poorly functioning pelvic floor muscles
  • Pelvic prolapse
  • After hysterectomy, prolapse or incontinence surgery
  • Obesity or overweight problems
  • History of traumatic childbirth including forceps and multiple deliveries
  • Chronic cough
  • Chronic straining with constipation
  • Menopause and beyond

The Benefits of Pelvic Floor Safe Exercise

Women who are at increased risk of pelvic floor injury can benefit from knowing safe exercises and techniques.

Knowing the appropriate exercises to choose can:

  • Help you exercise and stay active living with pelvic floor problems
  • Reduce your risk of pelvic floor strain and injury
  • Assist with safe return to exercise after pelvic surgery
  • Minimize unwanted pelvic floor symptoms with exercise

Safe Exercises to Choose

Safe options to choose include:

  • Low impact fitness exercises
  • Safe core abdominal exercises
  • Appropriate strength training
  • Gentle group fitness exercises

Safe Exercise Techniques

Using safe exercise techniques involves knowing how to:

  • Recognize your individual capacity for exercises
  • Match your exercises to your existing pelvic floor strength and support
  • Modify or avoid potentially inappropriate exercises
  • Breathe correctly with effort to avoid strain
  • Choose appropriate exercise positions
  • Activate your core muscles correctly during exercise

Inside Out Strength Exercises Book and Workout DVD

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Learn all about exercising safely with the Inside Out book and workout DVD (both available in this cost effective saver pack for download or hard copy).

Inside Out Book and Workout DVD helps you:

Safely strengthen and tone your whole body

Understand unsafe exercises to avoid

Choose safe exercises

Strengthen your pelvic floor

Increase your lean muscle

Improve long-term weight management

Exercise with confidence

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