The Pelvic Floor Explained.

The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that act much like a hammock, that sling from the front of your pelvis (at your pubic bone) to the back (at your tailbone). The muscles of the pelvic floor cover the bottom of the pelvic cavity, this is why they are referred to as the pelvic floor since it is literally the floor of your pelvis. The pelvic floor is also considered the base of your core.

The pelvic floor muscles are the foundation for the core of the body. They help stabilize the pelvis, as well as support the pelvic organs (bowel, bladder, uterus and vagina).

TheFloor DVD teaches how to perform a proper pelvic floor muscle contraction, also known as a kegel, which is the foundation of building pelvic floor muscle strength.


The Value of a Strong Pelvic Floor.

A recently released study by the National Institute of Health has indicated that nearly 25 percent of women are affected by pelvic floor muscle weakness. This percentage increases not only with age but also the number of times a woman has given birth, ranging from 12% of women who have never had children to over 30% of women who have had 3 or more.

Having a strong pelvic floor is beneficial for 3 important reasons.

  • It can decrease the likelihood of developing incontinence.
  • Decrease the likelihood of pelvic organ prolapse by providing greater support for the pelvic organs.
  • Improve sexual sensation for both partners.

TheFloor DVD emphasizes pelvic floor education while providing an ability based guided exercise approach to pelvic floor muscle strengthening.