How often Do I Need o Do the Hernia Exercises?
I have a set of 10 hernia exercises that I’ve been doing for a while where you’re laying on your back doing leg lifts, and all different kinds of things like that, that strengthen the muscles around the inguinal canal. Everybody wants to know how often I had to do those exercises.
I think everyone is different, but for me, I was always the type of person that when I do something, I go all out. So when I first learned about these exercises, that’s how I wanted to attack it. I did it every day. However, I found out really quickly that when I did them every day the hernia would pop out a lot more often and I would feel a lot more pressure.
This happened because the muscles were so fatigued from not allowing them to rest in between workouts. So I attempted it a couple of different ways, but eventually I found out that I saw the greatest effect if I only did the exercise routine two times per week. That was a perfect amount to be able to strengthen the muscles, but not over-fatigue them. After I made this change, I could feel myself physically getting stronger, and I started to see a difference in the musculature down there. It was actually tightening up really good.
Everybody’s going to be different. You might be able to do it three times a week, four times a week, but you’re just going to have to play with it, but for me, the magic number was two times. I would do it maybe on a Monday, and then I would take two days off, then I would do it on Thursday. I would have a couple of days in between so that my muscles could recuperate after I did the exercises.
Hopefully this helps. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask in the comments section.