9:56 pm - 04/16/2006

Homemade/Cheaply Bought Kegel Weights

Hello all!

I've been doing kegels for a while (not quite as regularly as I should), and I feel like I need a little more resistance. I'm interested in something like Betty Dodson's kegel barbells (http://bettydodson.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=30&Category_Code=ST), but they're quite expensive.

So I was wondering if any of you lovely people had cheaper suggestions (maybe some innocuous household item?) that I could use to strengthen the pc muscles instead.

Thanks so much!
_newo 17th-Apr-2006 03:11 am (UTC)
...what is that thing and how does it work? o_0
sarahsvati 17th-Apr-2006 03:30 am (UTC)
I'm pretty sure it is inserted in the vagina and adds additional resistance while doing kegels. Similar I guess to the added beneift of lifting weights instead of just lifting an arm....
mandaryn 17th-Apr-2006 03:35 am (UTC)
http://www.bettydodson.com/barbellinfo.htm Explains the whole thing (actually has what's contained in the insert).
WARNING: contians some Non-Work-Safe immages
_newo 17th-Apr-2006 09:41 pm (UTC)
Thanks. :)
miss_meliss7 17th-Apr-2006 04:15 pm (UTC)
Have you thought about Ben-Wa balls? I got my set for 20$ Canadian and they are just two gold colored balls a little bigger than a small gumball. They work great and you can leave them in because they are invisible once in!
alice_borealis 17th-Apr-2006 11:08 pm (UTC)
I would recommend the Fun Factory Smartballs, which are similar to ben-wa balls except they are connected together and have a string like a tampon so they're easy to get out. I got them from drugstore.com and they're probably available from other online retailers. They are bigger than most ben-wa balls, though. And one other caveat would be that they're making me taste/smell kinda funny - see my earlier post titled "Toys and how they make you taste" - but other than that I like 'em!
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