Thursday, March 20, 2014

Top Exercises to Increase Height


We all want to grow taller and sometimes just need the correct guidance in order to do so. The basic question in this case that is asked by almost everyone is how you get tall. One more question that is asked by teenagers, especially boys is that what are the exercises to grow taller? Hence if you are really worried about your height and want to increase your height, try doing any of the following exercise to increase height.

#1 : Stretching is really good for health

If you have not done stretching before, here’s how you do it. First of all, you need to stand vertically on your feet. Once done, you will have to lift your body with both your arms facing up. Try and remain in this position as well as try and stretch your body as much as possible. You should remain in this position from 30 to 60 seconds. Repeat this process couple of times and you are done. You can also try out different variations of Stretching like the vertical stretching, the bow down, the bridge and the super stretch.

#2 : Hanging exercises if done in proper way are good for health

Hanging exercises are the exercises that can be considered as universal in nature. This means they can be done by people of all ages. If done correctly this is really helpful to keep you fit as well as help you grow up in height. All you need to do for this is hang on a horizontal bar with your arms and your spine stretched out. You can stay in this position for 10 seconds and can repeat this exercise 5 to 6 times without exerting yourself.

#3 : Swimming makes it easy for you to grow

We all are familiar with swimming. The process is very simple. All you need to do is remain floating on water. However, it is only simple when you know how to swim. So, the first step for you if you do not know how to swim is to learn the procedure from a trainer. Even if you swim for 5 hours a week, you will find that you are feeling more fresh and rejuvenated. Hence, if you are looking for a full body exercise, try out the breast stroke, which provides exercise for each and every part of your body.

#4 : Inversion tables can be a bit risky

Using inversion table without proper expertise and supervision can be considered as a risky affair. But if you know the procedure of the same, it will look very simple. All you need to do is hang upside down from the “inversion table”. This particular exercise is helpful for stretching all the parts of your body, especially your knees, your vertebrae and your thighs.

#5 : Leg kick is a less known exercise but works better

The name of the exercise suggests what you need to do. You need to stand on the floor and then kick your lower legs vigorously without moving your thighs. This helps the cartilage present in your knees to grow in mass and eventually helps in your growth. This is the exercise that is performed regularly by the martial arts fighter.

#6 : Basketball is a great way to grow up

Have you ever heard that basketball helps you grow up? If the answer is no, then it is true in both senses. When you play basketball you can grow in height as well as grow up mentally. Hence it is a great way to grow up as an adult.

#7 : Cobra pose is a new way of stretching

One of the exercises that help you grow up is the cobra pose. In this, you need to lie down on your stomach and keep your upper body still. After that lift your upper body and try and stretch as much you want. This pose resembles the snake cobra and hence is named after it.

#8 : Ankle weights can serve as a good way

One more way to grow up is perhaps using ankle weights. This is done by tying small weights to your ankles and it helps in the growth of your knee cartilages which in turn help in the growth.


Thus, if you try out the above exercises, you are bound to find an improvement in terms of growth. In addition to this, you must follow a proper balanced diet. So, start your workout routine today and grow up. All the best!

Now It’s Your Turn

Choose two or three exercises above you are interested in and make it a habit to take them and leave a comment to let me know what are your choices. After you are taller, remember to share your experience here.

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