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Doctor insights on: Height Increasing Exercises

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Can weight lifting decrease body growth (height)?

Can weight lifting decrease body growth (height)?

No: At a listed age of 22, weightlifting is not going to change your height, nothing will. You are finished growing. For those in their early teens that start weightlifting, we encourage them to avoid powerlifting until they have reached their final height. ...Read more

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Can ankle weights increase height?

Can ankle weights increase height?

No: Using ankle weights does not change a person's height. If a person is short, and is still a child, she can discuss the issue with her doctor at her annual check-ups, to see if there is a medical problem that is causing her shortness. If no medical problem, then her shortness is genetic and she can adapt to her height, not let it weigh her down. ...Read more

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Can exercise promote height growth beyond genetic limits?

Can exercise promote height growth beyond genetic limits?

Part of healthy life: Living a healthy life in general helps you reach you maximal height. That includes adequate sleep, good nutrition, exercise, stress reduction. Men grow can grow taller into their 20's. We women stop at 16. Nutritiion is particulary important. ...Read more

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Does stretching exercise helps in gaining height?

Does stretching exercise helps in gaining height?

No: Only bone growth/lengthening will increase height, provided growth plates are still open. That usually stops sometime during adolescence. ...Read more

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Do stretching and jump increase height?

Do stretching and jump increase height?

No: Your height is based mainly on genetics( mother/ father/ grandparents etc). Most males quit growing @ age 19 or so...So u have 2 more years! good luck. ...Read more

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Does regular stretching help you increase height and reach your maximum height during puberty?

Does regular stretching help you increase height and reach your maximum height during puberty?

Not really: Good posture allows you to assume your proper length and exercise and stretching of all sorts can help create a stable frame. However, you attain your maximum stature by maintaining a balanced diet, getting proper rest, and exercise.You cannot increase your final height by stretching, gravity will eventually remove any temporary increase.You stop growing taller when your bone growth centers close. ...Read more

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Height growth , increase height through yoga - http://bodyheightcom.Blogspot.In known as a height growth, increase height through yoga is possible wi?

Height growth , increase height through yoga - http://bodyheightcom.Blogspot.In known as a height growth, increase height through yoga  is possible wi?

Not possible but...: The yoga exercises advised on that website will improve your posture & help you stand straighter to maximize the height you have, but it is impossible for you to grow even 1 more mm. This is because height is determined by length of our bones and they grow from a part called the growth plate. Once the growth plates fuse (age 17-22 in men) it is impossible for the bones to lengthen at all. ...Read more

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Height increase tips?

Depends: If you are in your teenage years or if you are referring to a child, a good healthy diet with plenty of exercise and activity can maximize your chances to attain your full potential. However, if you are an adult, there isnt much you can do as your bones have fused leaving no room for further growth. ...Read more

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Does stretching exercises and diet increasse my height?im 20m 5.6 inches

Does stretching exercises and diet increasse my height?im 20m  5.6 inches

No: Stretching may increase your flexibility but will not increase your height. Boys generally 'quit growing ' by age 19; girls usually a year or two earlier.best of luck! ...Read more

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Can strength workout at low age reduce skeletal growth in width?

Can strength workout at low age reduce skeletal growth in width?

Probably not: While previously accepted opinions suggested that weight training at a prepubertal age may stunt growth, most recent evidence disputes this theory. Studies have shown that strength training leads to improvement in muscle coordination & strength, despite no significant change in muscle size (until after puberty when hormones help add muscle bulk). ...Read more

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Does lifting 5-10kg weights affect height growth and pushups too do they stop growth of height...?

Does lifting 5-10kg weights affect height growth and pushups too do they stop growth of height...?

No and No: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. In rare cases, growth hormone is approved for use in younger, extremely short kids. ...Read more

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Will building the leg muscles through weight training & high calorie protein diet help reduce the appearance of saggy thighs post weight loss? Age 22.

Will building the leg muscles through weight training & high calorie protein diet help reduce the appearance of saggy thighs post weight loss? Age 22.

It depends: It depends on how much weight you have lost. If it was a significant amount, the fat is lost but the skin was stretched so far that it just hangs when the fat disappears. We are talking about a hundred pounds or more that would affect this type of change. If it was 20-30 pounds, working the thigh muscles will firm and build up the muscle structures that the skin will not hang. ...Read more

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Can stretching or jumping increase height?

No: At 16, most likely you're still growing. This depends on your genetics and nutrition, not so much on physical activity. Stretching and jumping will not increase your height. ...Read more

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Can running / being physical increase height growth in teens?

No: While exercise, especially aerobic, is great, it will not have any effect on height. And, there is nothing you can do to cause an effect on height. ...Read more

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Doses of L-carnitine for weight loss(with exercise)? Weight 91kg , height 174 cm

Carnitine: L carnitine is an Amino Acid that helps the body build protein, muscle. So working out with muscles and taking a protein supplement can help build muscle. Muscle dictates metabolism and helps burn calories. ...Read more

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Can muscle mass help with height increase?

No: Mainting muscle mass through exercise may prevent loss of height through prevention of osteoporosis, but will not add to the height of an adult. ...Read more

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Will gaining weight increase your penis size?

Will gaining weight increase your penis size?

No: It may actually make it appear smaller. Penis size is genitically determined and affected by the presence of male hormones during puberty. It will not change through life until very old age when lack of enough testosterone will lead to some atrophy. It would also be negatively affected by taking estrogens. ...Read more

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Is the curves workout circuit effective for weight loss? Improved stamina? Overall fitness?

Is the curves workout circuit effective for weight loss? Improved stamina? Overall fitness?

Can be: Any workout can be effective if it burns calories and improves your cardiovascular fitness. Do something you enjoy, because you need to do it long-term, not just for a short period of time. Also, you need to restrict your caloric intake to less than you're burning off in order to lose weight. ...Read more