Fitness trainer Jeanette Jenkins demonstrates exercises to help improve sexual fitness and alleviate back pains, sore thighs and cramps caused by sexual activity.
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Stretches to Improve Your Sexual Fitness Dr. Travis Stork: So please welcome Liz and her husband Nick. And also joining us is Jeanette Jenkins from the Hollywood Trainer to show them some exercises that are hopefully going to improve sexual fitness because lot of people have this questions. So let’s get into some moves that people can use at home to improve sexual fitness. Jeanette Jenkins: Okay. Well, I have a couple of exercises that are going to help Nick and Liz improve their sex life. Are you all ready for some sexercise? Liz: Absolutely. Jeanette Jenkins: All right. Well come down to your hands and knees. But one of the problems that Nick mentioned is that he gets lower back pain so we are going to do a stretch called the “cat cow”. You are going to go on your hands and knees and just round your spine. And as you round your spine, you’re scooping out and squeezing your abdominals and you're stretching the muscles that line your spine and this is going to help relieve lower back stress by stretching those muscles. Then you release and lift your head up and do it again. Just do it a couple of times and you’re also manipulating the pelvis as you do this and the pelvis is doing flexion and extension. And we all know we use the pelvis when we are having sex so this is a good thing. Then the n the other thing that Liz mentioned is that she gets pains in the bottom of her feet. And so what you wanted to do is come back onto all fours. Now press back on the ball of your foot and what you are stretching is your fascia. Now, go ahead and give it a try. Step your right foot back just one foot at a time and push your heel towards the floor. As you’re doing that, you’re stretching the fascia that in the bottom of your foot. Switch and try the other side. Liz: Okay. Jeanette Jenkins: Okay. You’ve got it. So there’s a good stretch that can stretch out that fascia so you won’t have to cramps in the bottom of your feet when you’re right at that moment, right? Liz: That’s right, that’s right. It ruins everything. Jeanette Jenkins: We’re done ruining everything. Dr. Travis Stork: What moment? Jeanette Jenkins: At that moment like — and then you're like, “where is my foot” Dr. Travis Stork: You don’t want to be in pain. Jeanette Jenkins: You don’t want to feel your foot at that moment. Dr. Ruth Westheimer: And also you can include the Doctor, Kegel exercise. Jeanette Jenkins: Oh, ofcourse, Kegel Dr. Ruth Westheimer: Relaxing and tightening the vaginal muscle. Jeanette Jenkins: Yes. The relaxing and tightening the vaginal muscle is very important for both of you. Get the benefit from that. Dr. Ruth Westheimer: And you can do it in the car not while driving but at every red light. Jeanette Jenkins: I agree. Dr. Ruth Westheimer: And drink into the comics to you. Jeanette Jenkins: Definitely 100%. Dr. Travis Stork: Ruth, I’m doing them right now. Jeanette Jenkins: You can do it. Dr. Ruth Westheimer: Wonderful! Keep on doing it! Dr. Travis Stork: All right, let’s show us — we’ve got another neat exercises. Jeanette Jenkins: So the last exercise we have which Liz was mentioning that she gets cramps, charley horses on your hips which is a horrible feeling. So we’re going to stretch the muscles on the inside and outside of the hips. So bring your feet together. And this is a butterfly stretch. You just press the knees open, you’re stretching the inner thighs and then you cross the legs and reach forward and you’re stretching the external rotators of the hips. And these muscles when they get tight, they pinch on the sciatic nerve which creates an evil pain down your leg and sometimes the charley horse. So again, we don’t want to feel “Oh my God ! My hip!” right? You want to feel something else. Male I’m pretty impressed with Nick though. Nick, you got some reach there! Pretty flexible. Jeanette Jenkins: So that’s going to help you with your life. Liz: All right! Dr. Travis Stork: Liz and Nick, thank you. Good luck to you Jeanette. These are exerc