Why should men do pelvic floor exercises?

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"Why should men do pelvic floor exercises?
A strong pelvic floor muscle is important for men too. Women have been encouraged to exercise their pelvic floor muscle for decades, but now we understand that it is just as vital for men, and especially for men with specific health issues. Research has found that


How to identify the pelvic floor muscles
The first step is to find the appropriate muscles around the anus and the urethra.
Start by sitting or laying comfortably with the muscles of your thighs, bottom and stomach relaxed. Tighten the ring of muscle around your anus without squeezing your bottom.
To feel these muscles around the urethra, try to stop your flow of urine mid-stream, and then restart it.

You should only do this to find which muscles to use, or to check your progress. Don't practice this more than once a week, or it could affect your ability to pass urine.

How to exercise the pelvic floor muscles
Once you can feel your pelvic floor muscles working, you can attempt to exercise them.