Definition of Kegel exercises in English:

Kegel exercises

Line breaks: Kegel exer|cises
Pronunciation: /ˈkeɪɡ(ə)l


Exercises performed to strengthen a woman’s pelvic floor muscles.
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  • Friedman disclosed the secret to a better sex life: Kegel exercises.
  • Pelvic floor exercises (also known Kegel exercises) are the best way to help strengthen the pelvic floor muscles.
  • Kegel exercises have long been recommended for women with urinary incontinence or women looking to strengthen their pelvic muscles following childbirth.


1950s: named after the US physician Dr Arnold Kegel (1894–1976), who developed the exercises.

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