Ben Wa balls, also known as Ben Wah Balls, Geisha balls or Kegal balls, are small marble-sized balls that may be used to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles. There are Kegel balls available with adjustable weights that allow the added benefit of increasing strength over time with increasingly difficult exercises, much just like you would expect to do with every other muscle in the body. There is however an additional benefit, Kegel exercises can have a strong influence on your sex life!
Common uses for Ben Wa balls include improving bladder control and sexual stimulation. Gynecologists and Obstetricians advocate these vaginal weights to enhance elasticity of the vagina an increase control of the bladder by performing Kegal exercises.
Your Kegel muscle is the muscle along your pelvic floor, also known by its official name, the pubococcygeneus (PC) muscle. The PC muscle is what is clenched to prevent urination. That compressing motion is also the basis of all Kegel exercises, which rely on release and continued contraction.
Although Kegel exercises are usually directed toward women, in fact they can be used by everyone. Healthcare professionals recommend Kegel exercises for an assortment of health treatments including urinary incontinence in women and men, preventing vaginal prolapse, speeding up vaginal healing post-pregnancy, and treating inflammations in the prostate gland.
You may find while doing Kegel exercises that the tightening movement is much the same to contractions that happen in the body during orgasm. More powerful Kegel muscles make for stronger contractions, and not only can improve orgasms but help women to achieve multiple orgasms.
Typically ben wa balls are hollow balls with tiny weights inside once inserted any movement will cause the wights to bounce resulting in the PC muscles contract as a result. The ones shown here are Lelo Luna Beads made from body-safe silicone, with two 28g balls and two 37g balls meant for developing increased resistance with time.
One of the extra benefit of ben wah balls is that, though my take a little getting used to they can be increasingly pleasure to wear over time and can be worn throughout the day. They can also be used as pre-sex workout or during foreplay to increase sensations in the vagina and increase anticipation for intercourse. The Lelo Luna Beads have the increased addition of subtle vibrations for added stimulation for use during foreplay.
Even though you’re able to do Kegel exercises on your own without any tools, Ben wa balls are helpful because they give you more focus and the pleasurable sensations mean you barely realise you’re getting a workout. It is especially ideal for those that have trouble isolating their Kegel muscle. Apart from the long-term health benefits afforded by increased control over your continence muscles they help you to improve control of the muscles of the vaginal wall enhancing use of these muscles during sex to heighten both yours and your partners pleasure.
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