Height is associated with power in the society. If you look closely, you will find that most of the business leaders are tall men and women. Tall people also tend to make more money that shorter people. Dating experts have also shown that tall men date and marry beautiful women compared to their shorter counterparts.
If you are short should you commit suicide or have low self esteem? No. If you have self discipline, there are a number of things that you can do and grow taller. Here are some of the things that you can do:
Exercise is the easiest way of increasing your height. The cool thing is that there are many exercises that you can engage in to grow taller. They include:
Swimming: swimming stretches your spine along ligaments and tendons thus increasing your height. One of the best swimming styles is the breast stroke. The good thing with this style is that you kick one way and stretch your arms the other way.
Cycling: cycling is not only good in losing weight-it also helps you to grow tall. All you need to do is to raise the seat of the bike as tall as you can so that you can stretch your legs when you are riding. This aids in stretching your legs thus you add a few inches to your height.
Kickboxing: kickboxing aids in stretching your back. It also aids in improving your posture.
Stretching aids in straightening out any curvature that gives you a shorter stature. There are many stretches that will help you in growing taller. To expertly execute these stretches, you should join a yoga class. The cool thing with joining a yoga class is that you not only stretch yourself, you also exercise your mind. You also increase your flexibility and learn how to breathe properly.
Get Enough Sleep
Research studies have shown that human growth hormone (HGH) is produced in high amounts when you are sleeping; therefore, the more you sleep, the more you release the hormone and the taller you grow.
Get Rid Of Growth-Stunting Factors
Did you know that there are some factors that can prevent you from reaching your full height? These factors include:
Caffeine: caffeine doesn’t cause stunted growth; however, it prevents you from sleeping soundly and regularly. Since sleep plays a major role in helping you to grow tall, when you don’t sleep enough you don’t attain full height.
Steroids: anabolic steroids have been shown to inhibit bone growth in both children and teens. In addition to inhibiting bone growth, steroids also decrease breast size, elevate blood pressure and put you at the risk of developing heart attack.
These are tips on how to grow taller. In addition to the above tips, you should also eat right. This calls for you to eat plenty of calcium, vitamin D, niacin, protein, and zinc. You should note that there are some medical conditions that might prevent you from growing tall; therefore, if you notice that you aren’t getting tall, it’s wise that you visit your doctor.