Don’t ignore your pelvic floor this winter
Oh, the weather outside is frightful…
Yet, not as frightful as stress incontinence. Sorry, that’s not as catchy as the original tune — but the truth rarely is, ladies!
And the truth about this festive season is that with mulled wine and stuffing balls also comes coughs, sneezes, and wheezes, with winter colds putting added stress on the pelvic floor.
So, it should come as no surprise that holiday strain makes this a peak time for incontinence too. However, Elvie’s research has found that 46% of women don’t exercise or take preventative measures to protect their pelvic floor. Naughty list, all of you.
So, before we put on that sparkly jumper from nan and dance to Wham!, let’s take five for our pelvic floors with Elvie Trainer — the smartest way to build strength ‘down there.’