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January 5, 2017 Comments Off on Four simple exercises to increase height Views: 3395 Fitness & Wellness

Four simple exercises to increase height

According to science once you hit the twenties you are to be that high for the rest of your life. But there are some reports which suggest that it’s possible to grow taller even after 25. Certain diet plans and exercise can turn your dream into reality. Here are four simple exercises which can help you in gaining height.

Pelvic Shift: This easy and effective stretch target your hips and spine. Lie on the floor with your back. Raise your knees, keep your feet on the floor. Now lift your hips and torso up off the floor, keeping your shoulders on the floor. Hold the position for at least 30 seconds. Repeat it for 3 to 4 times.

Cobra Stretch: This pose strengthens the cartilage present in the spinal cord which helps in increasing height. Lie on your stomach, with your hands below shoulders, legs stretched behind and toes joined together. Now, exhale and thrust your torso off the floor with the support of your arms and straighten out your torso as much as you can. Hold for 30 seconds, release and then repeat this move for at least 3-4 times.

Hanging Leg: Hanging from a bar vertically causes spine extension and elongates the cartilage present in the vertebral column, which helps in increasing height. Hang from a pull-up bar for 30 seconds, keeping your upper body relaxed and your arms straight. Repeat the move at least 10 times.

Standing Toe Touch: It increases height by straightening the spine and increasing the flexibility of bones and muscles. Stand straight with your feet placed hip-width apart. Bend headfirst and touch the floor with your palms or fingers. Make sure that you do not fold knees. Stay in this position for 5 seconds and return to the starting position. Do at least 10 reps of the same move.