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Can you lift weights with your vagina to stimulate sexual health?

 

When women want to strengthen their pelvic floor muscles they usually do Kegels, exercises where you repeatedly contract and relax the muscles of the pelvic floor. But sex expert Layla Martin recommends another type of training to its customers— from the vagina weight lifting.

Martin, a Stanford University graduate who focused on immunology, behavior, and sexuality, completed a 21-month Tantric Yoga program in 2013 and a 500-hour Tantra teacher training certification in 2016. They first learned of jade egg use in Thailand and did her jade egg teacher education by Tao Tantric Arts under female teachers with more than 30 years of experience. Tao Tantra focuses on the conservation of the sexual-creative energy, according to the Tao Tantric Arts website.

With the help of a tool called the jade egg, Martin teaches women how to eliminate them from 1 to 3.5 gram weights with their vaginal muscles, which she claims will strengthen the pelvic floor and help with various health problems, such as incontinence after the birth-rehabilitation and uterus prolapse.

With the help of a tool called the jade egg, Martin teaches women how to eliminate them from 1 to 3.5 gram weights with their vaginal muscles, which she claims will strengthen the pelvic floor and help with various health problems, such as incontinence after the birth-rehabilitation and uterus prolapse.

Uterine prolapse occurs when the muscles that support the uterus become lax, allowing the uterus and the cervix to protrude through the vagina. Symptoms of prolapse of the uterus may be urinary leakage or retention, constipation, problems with sexual intercourse and seeing of the uterus or the cervix from the vagina. Approximately 30 to 40 percent of women develop some form of pelvic organ prolapse in their life, according to 2014 study published by F1000Research.

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While vaginal weight lifting sounds, as amended Cones, it can help with sagging by tightening of the pelvic floor muscles, said Dr. Kecia Gaither, OB-GYN in New York City.

“Your pelvic muscles support the pelvic organs, the bladder, your rectum, and by doing a series of exercises, the strengthen this is to prevent prolapse, or basically your bodies slipping through the muscles,” said Gaither FoxNews.com.

Use the jade egg as a reinforcement of the tool, the user attaches a string through a small hole on the narrow side of the egg, then inserts the other end into her vagina. They can then attach a weight to the rope and uses of the jade egg to go with her pelvic floor muscles and the deeper muscles in the vaginal canal in order to lift the weight. Recommended exercises are hip corkscrews, pelvic swings and egg pull-ups and push-downs.

“[You] the ability to pull in and with the egg, so that you can finally use the egg through the vaginal channel,” explains Martin. “It really builds the muscles ability to pull up, which is really helpful for prolapse.”

Martin recommends lifting the eggs three times per week for about 10 minutes.

“You can actually pull your muscles or overdo it just like the gym and the experience of pain, so it is really important to start light and then build up with more intensity,” Martin said.

After the birth of her first child, 34-year-old Sarrah Bolin suffer from prolapse of the uterus.

“I was definitely frustrated and I also investigated the possibility of a surgery,” Bolin, Austin, Texas, told FoxNews.com.

Treatment options for prolapse include a vaginal pessary, which holds the uterus in place, and surgical repair of the damaged tissues.

Bolin of the doctors advised them to do Kegels, but if her symptoms progress, she tried a vaginal weight lifting. After a few days of lifting, Bolin noticed more strength in her vaginal muscles and within a few weeks, her prolapse symptoms were gone.

“It helped enormously. My vaginal muscles strengthened and they stay,” Bolin said. “I use the jade egg every day and after a few days of the use of a specific weight, I will be able to minimize the weight.”

The strengthening of the vaginal muscles may also help a woman’s sexual health.

“By increasing your tone, increasing the fun that you have sex will improve the orgasmic experience,” Gaither said.

While Martin teaches a number of its customers use of vaginal exercises for specific health conditions, she also offers a class for women who are looking for more passion and pleasure in their sex life.

“Many of the women pay no attention to the deeper vaginal muscles, but which have been the source of a huge amount of fun and even cervical orgasms,” explains Martin. “You’re doing the work with the jade egg inside the vaginal canal and really learn to access that deep vaginal muscles.”

Martin does not advise women who are pregnant or suffer from frequent yeast infections to the weight of the elevator.

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