The Private Gym Blog
We exercise for many different reasons - to look good, stay fit, and maintain a healthy body weight. Unless we’re in physical therapy or recovering from an injury, we rarely consider the functional aspect of our muscles and work out mainly to improve the look and tone of our glamour muscles. It isn’t often that we work out solely for functional reasons. However, our pelvic muscles, hidden from view, are primarily muscles of function, muscles for “go” rather than “show.”
Humans are hardwired for survival and reproduction. By making the reproductive process pleasurable, nature’s forces attempt to ensure the greatest likelihood of reproduction. Nature also wants it to happen quickly. Any effort to delay ejaculation for longer lasting sex is fighting what nature seemingly intended.
The penis is truly a remarkable organ. It is the only organ that we depend on to alter its shape, size, and constitution in a matter of nanoseconds.
We ask a lot of the penis, but we rarely spend any time caring for its well being. We just assume that it will continue to perform for us.
Are you at risk? Imagine for a moment the worst splitting headache that you have ever experienced. Envision that same intensity of pain, now located between your legs - and instead of lasting for a few hours, this excruciating pain lasts for months at a time. The pain pulsates through your pelvis, impacting your sexual, urinary, and bowel function and is so disruptive that you cannot easily go about your daily life.
Are you exercising your penis?
Before you answer, allow me to offer a common sense economic argument for why you should be. As men, we spend much of our lives in pursuit of sex. It’s actually not our fault. There’s a very dangerous and mind-altering substance coursing through our veins at all times. It’s called testosterone..
This is not easy to share. It’s intimate. It’s personal. It’s about my penis. Full disclosure: I consult with the Private Gym – and I assure you this is not a plug nor was I asked to do this. On the contrary, I offered. As the words left my mouth and met with positive response, I shuddered knowing just how “personal” this was going to get.
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Unlike genetics, the strength of your penis, and the pelvic muscles that support the penis, is something you can control. You can work out your penis with Kegel exercises for men. Regardless of your age or condition, strengthening your pelvic muscles will have a direct impact in improving your sexual performance and reproductive health.
As the second leading cause of cancer death in men, prostate cancer needs to be taken seriously. Each year in the U.S., there are more than 230,000 new cases diagnosed and 30,000 deaths. However, prostate cancer may never need to be treated. Shocking, right?