Product Review: The Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Electronic Pelvic Toner

Dear Kegel8,

Thank you so much for making the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Electronic Pelvic Toner.

Yours truly,

Emmeline.

The above may seem like a rather non-conventional way to start a review but, having tested the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Electronic Pelvic Toner for quite some time now, I felt the need to express my gratitude to Kegel8 and the products that they produce.

According to Kegel8 1 in 3 women suffer with stress incontinence and 50% of women over 55 will have some form of prolapse in their life. Recently I haven’t been feeling as controlled myself when it comes to my pelvic floor muscles and so I can certainly empathize with my fellow ladies if this is the case. And although these stats paint a picture of a common issue in those with a vagina (not to mention issues relating to other situations) there is still a lot of stigma and shame associated with muscle weakness when it comes to the pelvic floor. A lot of people live through this shame silently and without solution, but Kegel8 provides products that can act as a literal lifeline to some.

When I was sent the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Electronic Pelvic Toner for review I didn’t necessarily know what to expect, but I did know that I was at the point where my vaginal muscles needed some attention (and that I had foolishly decided to keep silent about it). Why did I do this? Well I suppose when you’re a sex toy reviewer with ready access to a slew of other kegel exercisers already it feels like an admission of self-neglect to some degree. Not to mention coming across as incredibly hypocritical (how many times have I told y’all to do your kegel exercises?).

But, don’t worry, the conclusion to this story is a happy one because the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Electronic Pelvic Toner works and it works extremely well. This product has had a profound impact on my own vaginal health and it is my hope that they can do so for many others too.

About Kegel8

The Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Electronic Pelvic Toner was provided to me by Kegel8 in exchange for an honest review.

Kegel8 have one core goal in mind—to be the heart of pelvic health. This wording may seem incidental at first but it actually speaks volumes about the company itself. Kegel8 seem truly passionate about pelvic health and the importance of having a strong pelvic floor. They champion these values through providing a slew of free advice and kegel training programmes (for both men and women) in addition to making sure that their products are researched to the highest degree.

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Kegel8’s products are invented, designed, and manufactured in the UK and come with medical certification and clinically proven results. Kegel8 themselves have been awarded the Regional Medilink Healthcare Business Award and the National Medilink UK Healthcare Business Award, further validating both their products and their passion.

This drive to provide high quality and effective results isn’t exclusive to Kegel8’s product designs either and extends out in to their customer services and support system which is thorough, friendly, and incredibly professional.

I approached Kegel8 voicing an interest in reviewing one of their products but it was Kegel8 who then took the time to read my blog, ascertain my situation and personally recommend the product that they thought would be right for me. You really can’t beat service like that! My Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Electronic Pelvic Toner then arrived promptly and was discreetly packaged, making my overall experience incredibly positive.

I deeply admire the amount of care and dedication that Kegel8 puts in to their business and products and they truly do come across as the warm heart of pelvic health.

The Kegel 8 Ultra Vitality Electronic Pelvic Toner

When it comes to this review the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Electronic Pelvic Toner was recommended to me by Kegel8 due to its versatility. Although pricey, at £129.99, the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner comes with a 1 year manufacturer’s guarantee, has the option to add on an extended warranty (at cost), and is a generally long-lasting product. It will certainly endure long after you complete the free 12 week motivational plan that comes alongside the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner (yet another example of how Kegel8 goes above and beyond when it comes to making sure you get the most out of its products).

The Kegel8 System gives me tingles in more ways than one.
The Kegel8 System gives me tingles in more ways than one.

The Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner works much like a TENS Machine through providing electroshocks at intermittent durations. These cause the muscles surrounding the vagina to contract and release reflexively, creating an intuitive exercise. Although this may sound bizarre (and even daunting) at first electrostimulation is a valuable tool in improving pelvic floor health. While a lot of us know just how important kegel exercises are many people still feel a bit baffled by them. Some wonder if they’re doing it right or using the right muscles, others aren’t sure about duration or technique, and some simply don’t feel that they have the time to consciously clench daily. The Kegel 8 Ultra Vitality Toner (and other products from Kegel8) tackle all of these issues, doing the clenching for you in all of the right places with minimal interaction.

In fact the only thing you really need to do when using the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner (aside from keeping up the routine) is selecting the mode and intensity for you. Again, while electrocution may sound terrifying the truth is that the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner starts off so gently that you can’t even feel it. There are 100 different intensities and you get to ramp the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner up manually, deciding what works best for you. Of course the stronger the shocks the stronger the muscle contractions but you get to choose the pace when it comes to the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner.

Getting the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner out of its tasteful storage box I was, myself, a bit unsure when I saw the wires and probe included with the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner.

Compared to other electrostim items I’ve used (which have all been for sexual use) the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner is a medical product and has a distinctly clinical feel to it. Mr. Peaches described it as having a ‘1980’s medical vibe’ to it and it’s hard to agree. This product looks like an old Walkman, a retro gaming device, or (of course) a TENS machine. However this clinical aesthetic can work in your favour, especially if you’re trying to be discreet. While the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner has a back clip which allows you to wear it around the house its aesthetics mean that you can easily say it’s a back muscle exerciser and get away with it (that is unless the person you’re talking to knows what the word ‘kegel’ means).

Is it a medical device? Is it a retro game system? Only you know the real answer.
Is it a medical device? Is it a retro game system? Only you know the real answer.

Daunted though I was when I eventually got all of the components for the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner out of the box I found that the system was very straightforward and practically assembled itself. In addition to this the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner came with a manual which was incredibly well constructed and explained everything that I needed to know.

The Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner comes with Kegel8’s best-selling vaginal probe, which is made of stainless steel and ABS plastic. This makes the probe non-porous, body-safe material which can (and should) be wiped clean in between uses. The probe included is actually wider than some of Kegel8’s other probes and this is to allow it to help those with very weak pelvic floors as well as those who are already toned.  Despite being pitched as wider the probe is very reasonably sized (8.6cm in length and with a 3.3cm diameter) and slides in to the body comfortably, although its neck does feel a bit awkward when sitting up straight. For those who personally don’t find this probe to be their style, though, Kegel8 provide other options which are compatible with the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner.

When I spoke of the versatility of the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner I really did mean it—as this product has 12 different vaginal exercise programmes built in, varying in duration (some are 5 minutes, others 45). Of these systems 3 are designed for sexual intimacy and increased pleasure from orgasms, 1 is designed as an all-around good workout, 6 are designed for bladder weakness, and 2 are designed for pelvic pain and relaxation. So in theory you could buy the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner and treat 4 different issues over time, gradually adding to your pelvic strength.

It's incredibly easy to pick and adjust your setting during use.
It’s incredibly easy to pick and adjust your setting during use.

Each of the modes have their own strengths and techniques which the instructions manual walks you through and the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner remembers which program you chose last. The buttons on the front of the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner system make it very easy to navigate to your chosen mode and controlling the intensity is a breeze too. The finer details of the workout are shown on a clear screen and the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner provides a very reassuring and straightforward experience.

When inserting the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner’s probe lubricant is highly recommended to help aid conductivity. Kegel8 provide a sachet with the Kegel 8 Ultra Vitality Toner. This lubricant was incredibly goopy but served its process very well at first. However if you’re serious about your Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner then you’ll need to invest in your own water-based lubricant for long term use.

The sensation of the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner is hard to explain for someone who hasn’t experienced it but imagine a tingling sensation—or a sharp twinge depending on how high you have it set—accompanied with the muscular contractions of an orgasm without the arousal. Yeah, surreal right? Weird as they may be these sensations are very easy to get used to and I actually really enjoy them. I usually find electrostimulation to be arousing in and of itself so the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner acted as a pleasure device for me too.

As I like to work to a review deadline I have yet to do the Kegel8 12 week programme and instead opted for the all-out workout mode, which lasts 45 minutes per exercise. I understand that this won’t be realistic for some but I inserted it when writing or watching TV and found that the time came easier than you might imagine. Still, if you do need a shorter workout the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner has you covered so don’t sweat it.

Having used it for a few weeks I can confirm incredibly positive results from the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner, which has left me feeling less prone to leaks and more likely to have incredibly prolonged and wonderfully intense orgasms. Some of these orgasms have gone on for such length and with such intensity that I actually wondered when one was going to stop. Not that I wanted to stop but I was very interested to see just how long it would keep on going. The answer was for one full song (so about 3-4 minutes, give or take). That was a good day.

Now despite how effective the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner is I do have to talk about its cons, though there are only a few.

Of course price is an issue. Try as we might some people may just be unable to justify spending over £100 on a device (even a medical one). Of course such a product could save you £219 in the cost of pads alone but these are long-term savings rather than an immediate investment, which always stings more and is harder to scrape the cash together for.

The probe could feel uncomfortable at times.
The probe could feel uncomfortable at times.

I would also like to see the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner work towards being waterproof over time, as this would make cleaning easier and safer, but I understand that we’re not there yet with technology.

Finally, while I did find the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner’s probe to be functional I’d probably opt for a different probe in the long term—most likely the comfort probe to eliminate the annoying pinch of the neck—which is an added expense.

The Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner also lacks the interactivity and personal control and clenching of many modern kegel exercisers and apps (think the kGoal) but this really isn’t what the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner is trying to achieve anyway so I can’t fault the product for it. That being said if you prefer to work your own muscles rather than having them worked for you then I’d recommend looking at alternatives to the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner.

Final Thoughts

A pricey investment the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner may be but it’s also an investment well-worth making, especially if you’re serious about your kegel health.

The Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner really is the most comprehensive kegel exerciser I’ve tested and its results have felt the most reassuring and noticeable. Because of its ease of use I feel determined to use the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner in the long-term and know that I can find the time to work my kegel muscles while getting on with the rest of my daily routine.

It feels so amazingly awesome to have a kegel exerciser that works for me and with me and I cannot emphasize enough just how pleased I am with the outcomes. I highly recommend the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner to anyone who wants to work on bladder weakness, orgasm improvement, pelvic pain, or just a good workout because the Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner truly delivers in every regard.

Recommend to:

People who want a medically approved device.

People who want good customer support.

People who like electrostimulation.

Do Not Recommend to:

People who prefer a more innocuous device.

People who dislike electrostimulation.

People who like to control their contractions during the workout.

The Kegel8 Ultra Vitality Toner was provided to me by Kegel8 in exchange for an honest review.