Pelvic floor exercises are usually associated with pregnancy and, well, post-pregnancy, but it isn’t just during this period that you should focus on keeping this area strong.
“Pelvic floor training is super important to allow you to strengthen before you get pregnant, rather than freaking out afterwards, but it’s also important as you get older as these muscles gets weaker, which is what can lead to incontinence. If you exercise, you also need a strong pelvic floor,” she says.
If you feel a little self conscious about doing it, the good news is that you don’t have to announce your activity with activewear and kegels. All you need to do is sit down for five minutes a day. Yes, it’s really that simple. (Post continues after video.)