Using the Kegel exercises for men is not well known in the western world. Although, with western women, they are very popular.
Most people are entirely unaware that they can possibly be a very powerful health building exercise for men.
They can help a man enjoy better prostate health even into advanced age.
And, they can help both men and women avoid or reverse urinary and bowel incontinence.
"Done incorrectly, or too much,
kegel exercises can cause a man a lot of prostate pain!"
Dr. Arnold Kegel (1894–1981), a gynecologist, was the man who popularized this ancient exercise for women in modern times.
So we, in the modern western world, named it after him.
But, the Kegel exercise is ancient! The true name comes from
Chinese medicine and dates back about 10,000 years. In ancient Chinese
Kegel exercises for men are called: "The Deer Exercise".
For women, the usual purpose of the Kegel exercise is to tone and tighten the vaginal muscles so that intercourse feels better and more stimulating to her partner.
For men, there are a whole different set of special benefits.
The Kegel exercise (The Deer Exercise) is so important for men because it can help:
For some men these exercise are the wrong thing to do.
If you suffer from prostatitis, a swollen inflamed prostate, or any kind of prostate pain, these exercise may make you feel a lot worse.
This will be a kind of hit and miss experiment for you.
So, I have to warn you. If you try these out, and, you find your pain getting worse: Stop Doing Them. They are not right for every man.
Prostate swelling and inflammation may be aggravated by these exercises because they can make your gland swell more.
These exercises are usually most beneficial to older men whose internal muscles have weakened. Men who have developed incontinence due to weak deteriorated internal muscles.
The exercises are performed by squeezing the anal muscles closed and continuing that squeeze just like you would if you were trying to ejaculate. You repeat time 3 - 10 times in a row.
This will exercise the anal muscles (for bowel control), the bladder control muscles (for urinary control), and the muscles of the prostate gland (this helps clean and nourish a weak prostate gland).
In fact, the best way for a man to practice this exercise is as if he was secretly trying to ejaculate.
One Caution: If you do enough of these exercises in a row, they can be a highly erotic experience. You can actually cause an erection and an ejaculation. So be careful how many you choose to do when you are in public places!
Unlike most exercises, kegel exercises for men are so easy to do, and they are so easy to fit into your life style. No matter who you are. Or where you are.
Since all the muscular motion is internal, and no one can tell you are performing them, you can do the Kegel exercises for men anytime and anywhere. No one else will ever know you are doing them.
You can practice them driving, in business meetings, on the train, at dinner, in a movie theater... anywhere!
And you only need to do them for about a minute 2 or 3 times a day to get great benefit from them.
The Kegel exercises for men may sound just too simple and easy to really do any good. But, don't let that fool you!
Incontinence in older men is most often due to weak internal muscles and BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia).
If weak muscles are the cause of your incontinence, these exercise may work what you think are miracles for you!
Because the Kegel exercises for men exercise those internal muscles so effectively, they can help a man to maintain excellent prostate health, as well as urinary and bowel control even into advanced old age!
Just don't overdo them!