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How do you perform kegel exercises the right way?

How do you perform kegel exercises the right way?

Many routines: The muscle is the muscle you use if you were to stop your urine midstream. Don't do the exercises though while you're voiding. It's not your stomach and it's not your bottom. It's the muscle you'd use if you had diarrhea and were running for the toilet:) i tell my patients to contract for 5 seconds, relax for 10 seconds and then do this 20 contractions, 3 times a for more see http://peedoc.Com. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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How to perform kegel exercises and how does kegel exercise works?

How to perform kegel exercises and how does kegel exercise works?

Kegel exercises: Kiegel exercise strengthen the pelvic floor. The best way to learn to do this exercise is to to try to stop urine flow midstream. Once you feel the contraction required to stop urine midstream , you can contract the same muscles anytime, while not urinating. ...Read more

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How do I find what's the best calisthenic exercise routine to increase metabolism?

How do I find what's the best calisthenic exercise routine to increase metabolism?

Calisthenic: Where I live there are many exercise facilities that instruct you in an exercise routine best suited to you. If you can locate a calisthenic program close to you, go there and see if that is what best suits you. Another approach is to team up with a friend and get exercises in. ...Read more

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What is the right way to do kegel exercises?

See below: The muscle is the muscle you use if you were to stop your urine midstream. Don't do the exercises though while you're voiding. It's not your stomach and it's not your bottom. It's the muscle you'd use if you had diarrhea and were running for the toilet:) i tell my patients to contract for 5 seconds, relax for 10 seconds and then do this 20 contractions, 3 times a for more see http://peedoc.Com. ...Read more

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How can you do kegel exercises?

How can you do kegel exercises?

The Proper way: Would require being in the office where the doc or physical therapist could touch your abdomen (to make sure these muscles were not being tightened) and your perineal area. You can try squeezing your pelvic floor muscles in repetition several times a day -there are several regimens. I have patients do 3dets of 10 holding each squeeze upto 10seconds. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise to do to lose weight?

What is the best exercise to do to lose weight?

The one you enjoy!: The best exercises to do for weight loss are the ones you look forward to. Walking, bikeing, swimming, tennis, handball, raquetball, etc are all good ways to get exercise. Always start slow if you are new to exercise and build up your endurance over time. Make sure to stretch before and after any exercise. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises are the best to burn fat without any exercise equipment?

How to know what exercises are the best to burn fat without any exercise equipment?

Body fat: Reduction of body fat with exercise is best accomplished with interval type exercises that can be done with body weight only. The idea is to get you heart rate elevated and increased metabolism. Examples are jumping jacks, squats, running in place. 10 exercises of 30 secs each will give you 5 minutes a set. Do 3 sets at 50%, 75% and 90% in order with rest of 1-2 mins btw sets. 15 min at day. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises do I need to do to strengthen/tone all of my muscles?

How to know what exercises do I need to do to strengthen/tone all of my muscles?

See details: You can easily search this on the internet or join a local gym and ask them. There are too many to list in this space. ...Read more

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Exactly how much should I exercise and what are the proper ways to exercise?

Exactly how much should I exercise and what are the proper ways to exercise?

Several times per wk: You should first make sure that you are in appropriate health to pursue an exercise program..An exercise program should include 3 to 4 cardiovascular exercises per week for 30 minutes plus. Weight training is also excellent when done on a regular basis. A trainer at your local gym can help you get started. A good diet and plenty of rest is essential. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can you do to make your vagina tighter besides doing kegels and how do you do kegels?

What can you do to make your vagina tighter besides doing kegels and how do you do kegels?

Surgery or exercise: Vaginal tone or tightness depends on pelvic floor muscle tone (pfm) & connective tissue (ct) only exercise can improve the pfm & only surgery can correct ct. To exercise: imagine you are in a crowded room & really need to pass gas. Hold it in for count of 10. Relax for 10 & repeat. Problem:1/2 women can't squeeze pfm & don't exercise effectively. Physical therapy can help. ...Read more

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What can you do to make your vagina tighter besides doing kegels and how do you do kegels?

Surgery: If you have vaginal relaxtion due to vaginal deliveries, you will likely require surgery to restore the vagina to a normal caliber and state. Kegels are intended to strengthen and tone the pelvic floor - they cannot shrink the vagina or change the prolapse from the trauma of childbirth. ...Read more

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Please instruct on proper way to do kegel exercises?

Please instruct on proper way to do kegel exercises?

Squeeze Daily: The term kegel refers to pelvic muscles that tighten the pelvic floor. They close the 3 openings: urethra, vagina, and anus. It's good to practice daily both quick squeeze & relax, as well as squeeze & hold (10 seconds) to optimize all functions of these muscles. Feel it just inside vaginal opening. Like any muscle regular exercise is necessary, otherwise "you'll lose it if you don't use it.". ...Read more

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How do I find what's the best exercise to tone up your stomach muscles?

How do I find what's the best exercise to tone up your stomach muscles?

Remember: Much of what appears as "tone" is really just having a low amount of superficial body fat. To get that "look" it means you have to optimize your diet and particular your caloric intake. But exercise wise, planks and the many variants remain one of the best exercises for your core. ...Read more

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Besides kegel exercises what can you do to tighten your vaginal walls?

Besides kegel exercises what can you do to tighten your vaginal walls?

Vaginal weights: Sounds unusual, but there are vaginal weights that work well. Once placed. contract and hold. Please see GYN for assistance and demonstration. ...Read more

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Hi, what is the best way to lose weight while you do not have time to do exercises?

Hi, what is the best way to lose weight while you do not have time to do exercises?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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How to know what exercises can a teen do to lose weight and get fit?

How to know what exercises can a teen do to lose weight and get fit?

Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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What is the best way to do isometric exercise?

What is the best way to do isometric exercise?

Depends What Muscle: Isometrics focuses on isolating muscle groups and strength training without changing the length of the muscle like you would with range of movement type workouts. The resistance can be from your own body structure, an fixed object such as a wall, or work out equipment that provides this resistance. The beauty of this particular exercise is that you could do it almost anywhere even sitting a desk. ...Read more

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What are the best excercises to do to burn fat?

What are the best excercises to do to burn fat?

Burning fat: There are 2 types of fat: visceral (deep fa taround organs) and superficial fat jiggly fat). Both respond to calorie restriction the best, fat burning occurs with all exercise. However lower intensity work outs for 45minutes to 60min burn more fat than a high intensity work out that uses more glucose. Best tocombine high intensity work out for speed & low intensity for fat burning. ...Read more

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How to do kegals and get the fastest results?

How to do kegals and get the fastest results?

Patience & practice: Kegel's are a great way to strengthen your pelvic muscles. At first, learn how to perform these while you are peeing. While peeing, stop your urine stream. That is a kegel! once you can feel how to do it, the recommended regiment is 200 per day, no more than 20 per hour. Within a few weeks, this will become easy and you should see the desired results. Best of luck :). ...Read more

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How do I do the kegal excersises properly?

How do I do the kegal excersises properly?

See link: Here is a link to the Mayo Clinic description of Kegel's: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/womens-health/in-depth/kegel-exercises/art-20045283 ...Read more

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Kegel Exercises (Definition)

Kegel exercises can help make the muscles under the uterus, bladder, and bowel (large intestine) stronger. They can help both men and women who have problems with urine ...Read more