Are you also confused and wondering about what exactly is this Griptok on TikTok? There is this new trend on TikTok, and so many people are posting videos with the hashtag #griptok.
You must be thinking that Griptok is just a pop socket used in phones so what really is the big fuss to make videos on it. But there is a different meaning of Griptok on TikTok. And let me tell you, this Griptok challenge is worth your time especially for the ladies out there. Here is everything you need to know about the Griptok challenge on TikTok.
join us 🌚🌚 ##griptok ##⭕️💢⭕️💢 ##colorcustomizer ##foryoupage ##manifestation ##fyp
♬ Then leave. – unknown.soundssz
What does Griptok mean?
Before moving on to the meaning of Griptok on TikTok, you should know that Griptok is a type of mobile accessory. It is also known as a pop socket. You can stick Griptok in the back of your smartphones so that you can grip your phone more easily. There are many cute designs for such pop sockets and are widely used especially in large-sized phones.
What is Griptok on TikTok Mean?
Griptok might be one of the accessories according to its definition. But on TikTok, it is used in a different context. Griptok is actually referred for the Kegel exercises in the viral TikTok videos.
bruh my tiktok FYP always giving me kegel content … it’s called #griptok
I quit the internet bruh I can’t stand it here anymore
— E.I.D.I.A.B (@oct0ber28th) July 25, 2020
Kegel exercise is a strengthening exercise for the pelvic floor muscles which can prevent or control urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor problems. It supports the bladder, uterus, small intestine, and rectum.
There are many factors that might have weakened the pelvic floor muscles. Some of those factors include pregnancy, childbirth, surgery, aging, overweight, and excessive straining. This exercise basically helps to tighten your pelvic muscles.
The challenge is that you have to clench the pelvic muscles on each beat of the song that you play as a background sound clip.
It was first created by a TikTok user named “@that.c00chie.girl“. It is a three-step challenge and in each video, the speed of the song increases.
Lemme know how far you get! ##fyp ##foryou ##foryoupage ##viral ##kegel
♬ original sound – goku.dragun
Why is it getting viral on TikTok?
It is a not new thing that some exercise or fitness challenge gets viral on TikTok. People have tried several workout trends like “15 minute TikTok dance party workout“, “Japanese Ab workout challenge”, etc. from TikTok. So this new kegel exercise routine is also in trend.
Actually, it is a smart thing to keep Kegel exercise in your daily routine for healthy pelvic floor muscles. You can do this exercise anytime and anywhere. However, many people easily forget to do this every day. So a kind of cult is being formed through TikTok and they remind each other to do this Griptok challenge.
At the time of writing this article, there are over 5.1 million videos having hashtag #griptok.
you didn’t think I would let you forget again did you?🦍 ##griptok ##elfMagicAct ##TokyoOlympics ##SlurpeeSummer ##BestCosplay ##LetsFaceIt
♬ Then leave. – unknown.soundssz
How to do the Griptok challenge on TikTok?
Now that you know what it Griptok challenge and the benefits of this exercise, then you can also try out this TikTok challenge. Follow the step-by-step guide below to do this challenge.
- Open the TikTok app on your phone.
- Search for “@griptokk“
- Select the videos to get the sound clip made by the user.
- Start doing the kegel exercise on each beat of the song while recording your video.
To do the Kegel exercise, you have to find the right muscles first. To identify the pelvic muscles, stop urination in midstream. Once you have identified your pelvic muscles, you can do it in any position. You would have to squeeze in this muscle for 3 seconds and then relax for a count of three. You should also be careful not to flex the muscles in your abdomen, or thighs to get better results. You should also avoid holding your breath and rather breathe freely during the exercise.