How do I find my PC muscles and why is it important?
The pubococcygeus muscles are also known as the Kegel muscles and are located in the pelvis area. These muscles are as important for both men and women.
For men, a strong PC muscle and pelvic floor means that the erection will be stronger and higher. For women it is important because it keeps the vagina tight which in turn intensifies the orgasm, but more importantly when you get to my age and you sneeze – you do not pee in your pants. It is just not sexy.
The PC muscles are also used to control the flow of urine so the easiest way to find the correct muscle is to stop the flow of urine the next time you go to the loo. Take notice of which muscles you are using to stop the flow, these are the ones you should be exercising.
There are a number of exercises you can do to strengthen these muscles including, for women, the use of Benwa Balls. These balls come in a variety of different shapes, sizes and weights. They are essentially dumbbells for the vagina. Just remember that exercising your PC muscles is just like exercising any other muscle. Six sit ups every 6 months is not going to give you washboard Abs. It has to be at least 2 hours a day, three times a week.