Do this to Grow Taller Naturally
Every individual’s height is defined by certain
factors. These factors include genetics, overall
health, activities, and medical conditions. Girls
usually grow until they are 14 years old whereas
boys’ height typically grows until they are 16 or
18 years old. However, there are ways to increase
your height even at a later age. Today, we will talk
about some useful tips to increase your height.
First one - Best growth activities
Staying active improves muscles and bones,
it also promotes the release of human growth
hormones. Here are the three best activities
that can help in height growth. First one
hanging from the bar is a fun and beneficial activity.
It can help to lengthen the spine and encourage
the vertical growth. Second try to reach
out to something on higher shelves. Here,
you will have to stretch your hands,
spine & whole body and that would help
do this whenever possible, because that's
going to give you excellent upward stretch.
Third, sports like basketball, volleyball
are excellent sports to gain height. Swimming
is also an amazing full bodies stretch. This
also strengthens the spine and helps in height
Second – 3 most important
asanas for height growth.
These three asanas are very
effective for elongating the spine.
They facilitate maximum stretch of your body and
improve your posture. Regular practice
of these asanas, help you tone up the deep
muscles that support the spinal column and trunk
that helps to correct for faulty posture
like rounded shoulder, drooping shoulder.
It also helps in body's
production of growth hormones.
First asana – Tadasana
Tadasana, palm tree pose is excellent posture.
Here we are to stand straight, both feet
one foot apart parallel to each other,
eyes straight gazing at one point
hands have to be by the side. While inhaling raise
your arm forwards and upwards towards the ceiling,
simultaneously rise on your toes in a synchronized
manner. There should be synchronization between
hand movements and the toe moments, retain the
position and hold your breath for six seconds.
Now, slowly bring your hands and toes back
to the normal position at the same time.
Second asana – Yashtikasana, stick pose.
Lie on your back on the mat with your legs
fully extended, feet together, hands on the
side palm facing downwards. Inhaling raise
both your hands in such a manner, here you
will feel a complete stretch simultaneously
point your toes downwards against your body.
As though, the upper body is getting pulled upwards
and lower body is getting pulled downwards and you
will feel that the stomach is getting stretched
in between maintain the stretch position for
six to ten seconds while retaining the breath.
Third asana – Parvatasana
Sit erect either in sukhasana or padmasana
position. Your hands should be on the side
palms facing upwards. Keep your head and neck,
straight and abdomen tucked in a normal contour,
keep your eyes focused on a single spot. Inhaling
raise both your arms upwards from the side giving
you a full stretch upwards. Now, join your palms
with each other in a namaste position above your
head. Keep your arms close to the respective ears
and your abdomen gently pulled inwards with your
back straight. Avoid bending arms at the elbows
and wrist, keeping them stretched and straight.
Maintain the stretched position for six
to ten seconds and repeat this five times.
Third point - Protein-rich diet for height
Protein is important for growth and development.
Keratin, elastin, and collagen are the proteins
to help us these proteins help to build the
a connective framework of various body tissue. So,
include protein-rich food in your routine
that would be boiled groundnuts, chickpeas,
lentils and kidney beans. The curd must be consumed
every day because it is abundant in protein,
and it has various other benefits. Include quinoa
as well since it is highly nutritious whole grain
and it is classified as a complete protein,
meaning it includes all nine types of amino acid,
which provide growth to your body. Don't
forget to drink a glass of milk daily.
Milk is a wholesome meal that is rich in protein
as well as essential nutrients, like calcium,
phosphorus and magnesium. A balanced
diet plays a critical role in our height
along with protein, your body should have
the adequate proportion of carbohydrates,
fats and essential vitamins and minerals to
ensure bone strength growth and development.
Fourth – Avoid slouching strictly.
If you slouch the entire day then it would impact your
natural curve and the spinal health. It compresses
the spine that the vertebrae are pushed closer
and have an impact on your height. That's why
keep straight, sit straight, stand straight remain
tall to see that your spine is erect all the time.
It is also very important to see that your posture
is straight. Not just while sitting on your desk,
but also at home, while watching TV, reading,
bathing as well as sleeping. These good postures
will help lengthen your spine and
increase your height by one inch.
Five – Sleep well to wake up taller
Sleep also plays a very important role in your
height growth. When you sleep the body releases
the growth hormone and thyroid-stimulating
hormone, which plays a major role in your height.
Lack of sufficient sleep can have negative
effect on your growth. So, ensure to have a good
night sleep by following the proper routine and
mealtime too. Understand our bones and muscles
degrade as we age at the space
between the vertebrae shrink.
So, if you want to increase your height,
follow all these helpful nutrition.
Remember always sit tall, stand tall, stay
confident and move ahead in your life.