Yes, there are exercises you can do to beat premature ejaculation and get stronger erections that last longer! Called Kegel exercises, these exercises work on the muscles in your pelvic region and increase their strength. You too should be performing these exercises regularly as it can only be beneficial for your sex life. Here are some health benefits of doing Kegel exercises:
- Helps beat premature ejaculation – Kegel exercises helps improve bladder control, which in turn helps in beating premature ejaculation.
- Prevents urinary continence – By strengthening your pelvic muscles and improving bladder control, these exercises help in preventing urinary incontinence which can occur as you age. People with urinary incontinence find themselves passing urine without being able to control it. Even men who already have urinary incontinence are recommended this exercise to improve bladder control.
- Prevents erectile dysfunction – Erectile dysfunction occurs when there isn’t enough blood flowing to the penis. Kegel exercises can help combat this by improving blood flow to your pelvic region. You may like to read about if a Kegel-training device that helps your penis do ‘push-ups’ improve your sex life?
- Can help prevent urinary incontinence in women – Kegel exercises can prevent urinary incontinence in women who are pregnant, women who have recently given birth to a child, old women, etc. by improving their bladder control.
- Can help improve sexual function – Kegel exercises are known to increase sexual pleasure in women as they can help strengthen the vaginal muscles resulting in more intense contractions during orgasm.
How to do Kegel exercises?
Once you get used to doing it, these exercises are quite simple to execute. However, you may find yourself a little confused in the beginning. We’ll explain the whole process in detail.
The next time you urinate, make it a point to figure out what muscles you need to target while doing Kegel exercises. You can do so by holding your urine halfway through urination, and see which muscles are helping you stop the flow of urine. These are the muscles you’ll need to target and you’re now set to do Kegel exercises.
Start by contracting these muscles and hold this contraction for as long as you can. After this, you can release these muscles. It is recommended that you repeat this exercise 10 times, thrice every day.
Ideally, you should be able to contract your muscles for 10 seconds, but don’t be disheartened if you’re not. Regular Kegel exercises will help you get there. The best part is that you don’t need to use your hand or legs while doing this exercise, and you can do them anytime and anywhere you want without letting the people notice.