Loss of bladder control and sport: What can I do?
It seems like certain types of sports favors incontinence… TRUE. Sport can apply pressure on the pelvic floor. Urinary leakage can occur if your pelvic floor doesn’t contract strong or fast enough.
Sports fans prevent loss of bladder control
Practicing gym, CrossFit, running, horse riding, trampoline, or jumping rope are not recommended if you suffer from a weak pelvic floor. They can worsen urinary leakage. If you do regularly those types of sport, you should think about training your pelvic floor to avoid problems like Sandrine, who gave her private feedback!
What sport to choose in case of stress incontinence?
After giving birth or in case of leaks while practicing an intense sport, you should focus on sports such as cycling, swimming, or doing pilates that don’t apply pressure on the pelvic floor, and that don’t require jumping. When you’re able to control your pelvic floor, collective sports like tennis, running, Zumba etc. can be envisioned.
Dutch bicycle: the ideal partner for your pelvic floor
No doubt, Dutch bicycles promote better posture and support the pelvic floor. So cycling is definitely the right choice if you want to combine benefits and fun.
Regain bladder control with Emy
You are looking for a solution to strengthen your pelvic floor and regain bladder control? With the Emy Kegel trainer, you can strengthen your pelvic floor where you want, and when you want! Emy is connected to an entertaining app. You can track your progress and follow your pelvic muscle contractions in real-time on your smartphone. Various programs are available, and exercises are adapted to the level of each women.
Do it like the Fizimed team and the thousands of Strasbourg cyclists who cycle to work every morning! Did you know that Strasbourg is the city in France with the highest number of cyclists?
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