Question by  prasenjitdg (25)

Does jogging strengthen your pelvic muscles?


Answer by  3edad (219)

It does indirectly. Jogging strengthens mosts muscles below the waist and even some abovethe waist. The body naturally rotates the midsection while running. Running uphill or even downhill can add to amount your pelvis region works. While it is importnant to push yourself, remember to warm up and never over work yourself for risk of injury.


Answer by  Zaka (2315)

Yes it does. As you run the stride motions twist your torso in relation to the hips and the hips in relations to the thighs. The pelvis and its adjacent pelvic muscles are activated sufficiently to be flexed.


Answer by  Jeff35 (57)

Jogging is an excellent exercise for overall body strength. While it can specifically target your pelvic muscles, it is best to engage in a core workout in conjunction with your running regimen for greatest overall results.


Answer by  Anonymous

It strengths the pelvic muscles physiologically and improves their coordination because they contract by reflex upon variation of intra-abdominal-rectal pressure which occurs when You land on the floor.


Answer by  pedro55 (76)

Any exercise will strength these muscles as long as the exercise works that area and running certainly does a lot of work on that pelvis area. You are advised to work every day for at least an hour.


Answer by  brittann (200)

Jogging can strengthen all of your muscles. If you are on a treed mill at the gym you can increase the speed and the incline to change which muscles are being used and how much they are being worked. Going up and down hills at different paces changes the muscles being affected.


Answer by  Daigle83 (66)

Yes, in general jogging or running does strengthen the pelvic muscles. However, if you are looking for an exercise that strengthens them further then you should use the pelvic machine at your local gym.


Answer by  amber33 (1941)

Jogging seems like an exercise that strenghens your legs, butt and stomach. I do not see how it could effect your pelvic muscles.


Answer by  eric2212 (10)

Yes, when you run you not only use the muscles in your legs but all of the muscles in your core including pelvic muscles.

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