It is a well-known fact that shorter people aren’t taken as seriously in the business industry and many search for solutions on how to grow taller. Shorter people just aren’t given the same opportunities in life as a taller person. They may get fewer women, fewer job opportunities and be picked on more as youngsters. These are all facts that need to be changed. For some reason, taller people instinctively indicate capability, which is a completely false statement. I know this is going to sound outlandish, but people have found easy ways that adults can actually increase their height and grow taller over time. No medications, no surgery, just natural exercises and methods you can do.
Hanging Around - It sounds like a ruse, but it’s not. Hanging from something has been known to help people grow taller and increase their height by 1-2 inches. Amazing. The fact is that gravity pulls down and compacts your body toward the ground. By hanging you reverse that effect. While hanging, try to remain relaxed. Hang there for about 20 seconds and then release. Do this for as many times you feel is necessary. But don’t overdo it.
People with bad posture can actually appear as though they’ve lost height. As much as 1-2 inches! Whenever you’ve got bad posture, the natural curvature in your spine is curved too much in one direction. You need to straighten that out to its natural S curve
Do this: Sit in a chair with your back straightened. Face your head forward and keep your feet flat on the floor. Lower your chin at slow pace towards your chest. Rest there and take three deep, long breaths before lifting your chin back up. Repeat this as many times as you want. It’s that simple! This can improve your posture and gain you 1-2 inches. So far, with hanging and posture exercises, we’ve got 2-4 possible inches. Amazing!
Your back needs to be strong to be able to hold your posture correctly at all times. Daily strain can cause your spine to unnaturally curve back into bad posture.
Try this: Sit on the floor and stretch your legs out in front of you. Start with your hands on your hips. Then stretch forward and reach with your arms to try and touch your toes. You may not be able to touch your toes but go as far as you can. What this does is decompresses your spine, stretching everything out. Thus, lengthening your spine. Repeat this movement five times. Then stretch your feet apart and stretch your right hand to your right foot and your left leg to you left foot. Repeat this five times as well.
These are some of the methods you can use to grow taller. We all used to think that all of our growing was done by the time we were 18 or 20. We never realized how much the way we stand and that the gravity placed on our body has an impact on how tall we actually are. You can stretch yourself out. There are a ton of exercises out there to help you grow taller, gaining more confidence and respect from others. But most importantly, respect from yourself. Happy growing!