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Quality or Scam Growing Taller Tips Are All Around Us, Warning!

There are many sites out there that try to scam people out of their time and money by selling DVDs and instruction manuals about exercises to get taller. These stretches and exercises are not only a waste of time, but they can also be very harmful, resulting in slipped discs and torn tendons. Similarly, those that claim their special vitamin pills and supplements will make you taller are most likely selling you lies. These are to be avoided.

Quality or Scam Growing Taller Tips Are All Around Us, Warning!

However, this doesnt mean that you exercises to get taller don't work. It's just better to do so when youre young and your body is still growing.

When we are babies, some of our bones are composed of cartilage. This cartilage shifts and melds and ossifies over time, forming the bones we have in adulthood. During this long process, we go from having 300 bones to only 206! In the middle of this, when we reach puberty, cartilage growth plates on our bones start to lengthen gradually. However, once these growth plates are done growing, no amount of stretching or exercise will make them lengthen by even a centimeter.

However, performing exercises to get taller while youre young can help make your bones strong. It also releases height growth hormones that help you grow taller faster. Keeping good exercise habits, as well as good posture, will keep your bones strong and healthy even into your older years, preventing bone weakening diseases and shrinking.

A good diet is also important. Depriving yourself of vital nutrients such as protein, amino acids, calories, and especially calcium can weaken your body and your bones, resulting in stunted growth and other complications. As you age, your body will take calcium from your bones, which is what often causes shrinking in elderly people.

This is why its important to diet and exercise to increase height while youre young. Doing so will ensure that your body flourishes and grows as much as it can during this vital period.

If youre past adulthood and wish to grow taller, dont lose hope. There are several height enhancing alterations you can make to your wardrobe, shoes, hair, and more to make yourself look taller and slimmer. 


Do you wish you could grow taller? Youre not the only one. Thousands of people around the world are unhappy with how they look and seek to change it. Fortunately, there are ways that work.
If you want to make your height taller, its best to start when youre young. When your body is still growing, you can enhance the process by maintaining a good diet and exercising regularly. In fact, its very important that you do both of these things, lest your health suffer.

By this I mean that if you eat nothing but junk throughout your teens, you actually risk stunting your growth. When you dont get enough nutrients such as protein, calcium, calories, and amino acids, your body starts to take these nutrients from other sources, including your bones. This can cause weakened bones as well as other health complications.

Exercising to make your height taller does work to some extent, but you must do so when you are still growing. There are many scams on the market today that claim to know exercises that are able to stretch your bones after theyve stopped growing. This doesnt work. Nothing can make your bones grow again once youve hit adulthood.

However, by exercising, you increase muscle mass, which in turn makes your bones stronger as they carry your additional weight. Exercising also increases a height growth hormone when youre younger, which helps in speeding your growth spurts. Exercising when youre young can also prevent bone weakening diseases as well as much of the shrinking that sometimes occurs when you grow older.

If youre an adult and wish to grow taller, there are many methods you can try. Dressing to make yourself look taller is an effective method. Wearing solid colors, pinstripes, and shoes with height enhancing insoles can be very useful. Exercising makes you slimmer, which also increases the illusion.

Some adults resort to limb lengthening surgery to make themselves taller. This should only be considered in an extreme emergency, as doctors who are qualified to perform this surgery are hard to find. It is a very expensive, painful, risky procedure.

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About Le Minh Hieu

Le Minh Hieu is a national-level weightlifter and a Singapore Weightlifting sports performance coach. Hieu's biggest passion is helping everyone find confidence, happiness, and health through fitness.