Height Increasing Exercises For TeenagersBy Harshita Sehgal - 14 September 2018
Tall and handsome is a famous phrase and undoubtedly height adds to the personality of an individual which is why teenagers these days want to be taller. Teenage is the best time to work on height for which doing exercise is essential. Though there are many health drinks available in the market but the most effective is exercise so check out a few exercises that might help teenagers in increasing height:
It is the one of the best exercise to gain height. The bar hanging exercise is effective due to the stretch it provides to the body. Hanging the lower body stretches the spine and decreases the squeezing effect on the vertebra due to gravity. It is quite useful and can be done anywhere easily. Make sure you keep your body relaxed while doing this exercise.
It is very simple and helps in providing flexibility to the hips and spine. To do this, lie down on your back, place your arms on the ground. Now bend the knees and bring them closer to the buttocks and arch your back giving a push to the pelvis in the upward direction.
Forward spine stretch
To perform this exercise you must sit straight on a mat with your feet in front. Extend your arms out in front of you and bend forward and try to touch your toes. This forward bend will keep your spine stretched.
One more popular exercise for increasing height is cobra stretch, this exercise aims to stretch your spine, thus making it flexible. To do it lie on the floor with your face down and palms on the floor under your shoulder. Make your spine arch up leading your chin to form an elevated angle. Arch back as much as possible, do this 3-4 times for 5-30 seconds. It basically increases your vertical height.
The bow down
For doing this exercise take a straight standing position with your hand placed on your hips. Now while staying in this position bend forward as much as you can without losing your balance. Always remember not to bend your knees as it will spoil this exercise. Repeat this few times.
We hope you find these exercises useful.