Apart from sheer laziness, one of the ways I justify my lack of gym membership cards is that the whole idea of getting on a piece of energy-using equipment just to use our energy seems like such a waste of, well, energy! And how many regular gym-goers do you know who drive the short distance to the gym, only to then cycle nowhere on a stationary bike?
However, we do still need to find ways to keep fit. So here are ten tips for working out without running down the environment. Read more
The pelvic floor muscles are layers of muscle stretched like a hammock from the pubic bone at the front to the bottom of the backbone (coccyx). There are two openings through the pelvic floor - the anus (back passage) and the urethra (bladder outlet). The pelvic floor muscles support these two openings, but if they are weakened or not in good condition they cannot support the openings effectively. Pelvic floor muscle or Kegal exercises are done to help strengthen weak muscles around the bladder. When these muscles are weak, urine can leak from the bladder. Read more