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Can You Grow Taller With Stretching Exercises?

  1. PhoenixV profile image74
    PhoenixVposted 5 years ago

    Can You Grow Taller With Stretching Exercises?

    Can You Grow Taller With Stretching Exercises?

  2. Sue Adams profile image96
    Sue Adamsposted 5 years ago


    If your posture is not very good, and the curvature in the spine and neck are too deep, then yes, by stretching up and reducing over-curvature, you can gain quite a few centimetres. I have had clients who, after using a gravity inversion table (hanging upside down) have grown taller, simply by straightening out. Remember, you don't actually shrink with age, you are merely sinking deeper into the curves of your spine and neck. This can be prevented by working on posture and with gentle traction (a form of stretching) using a gravity inversion table. Read my hub "Hanging Upside Down" for more detailed info.

  3. harmony155 profile image70
    harmony155posted 5 years ago

    Growing up, I was told that doing pull ups would make me grow taller.... didn't work

  4. Dubuquedogtrainer profile image59
    Dubuquedogtrainerposted 5 years ago

    No, but you can appear taller with good posture obtained through the right exercises.

  5. benashiraz profile image70
    benashirazposted 4 years ago

    I don't believe so, I think it's a myth. Still one should try, not listen to others. With me, stretching dint work at all.