Simple Exercises to Engage the Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor is an oft overlooked set of muscles, that I, for one, didn’t really think about until after childbirth. After giving birth, it is very common for the weakness of these muscles to cause an array of issues, such as incontinence, pain and more. The pelvic floor is an important component of your inner core that is crucial for very basic functions like elimination, intimacy and organ support. Below are a few very simple bridge variations that will help you connect with your pelvic floor. For a more in-depth look at the pelvic floor, read this interview with expert Lindsey Vestal.

 
a diagram of the pelvic floor muscles

a diagram of the pelvic floor muscles