What Exercises Will Help Increase My Height?

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Swimming and hanging on a bar, stretches your body and can help increase height. Cobra pose and pelvic shifts help stretch the spine and elongate the body, promoting height gain. Include skipping and dry swimming to your daily exercise routine. These exercises work only when practiced over a period of time and require consistency and dedication.

Short height is something which most people are not happy about. Moreover, the worst part is that there is hardly anything that you can do about that but be patient. However, there are certain exercises that can help you gain an inch or more. Increasing your height by exercising needs consistency and dedication. Anyway, if you have the zeal to increase your height here are some of tips you might find handy.

Exercises that will help increase your height?


Exercises which involves stretching is basically what we are looking at. Swimming is exactly the exercise that involves this sort of need. However, you will need to swim often and for long periods in order to see significant results.


Hanging is the best possible exercise to increase your height. You will need to hang down from a bar and let your body stretch. You can also hang and then bring your legs up parallel to the ceiling to create and even better stretch. You will want to keep this up for several repetitions and several times a week.

Cobra Stretch

Cobra pose will help you stretch your spine and elongate the body. The more you do this stretch the more you will open up your back and increase your height.

Pelvic Shift

This exercise targets the spine and lower hips. To perform this, lay flat on your back with your palms out to the sides. Keep your legs bent and slowly push your pelvis upward. Hold the pose for 20 to 30 seconds. Repeat this several times for best results.

Jump Rope

Jump rope is a great way of stretching your body, especially the lower legs. This is also very efficient for increasing your height.

Dry Swim  

If you don’t have a swimming pool, dry swimming can also get the work done. In order to complete this exercise you will need to lay on your stomach. Stretch your arms out in front of you with your right arm slightly higher than your left. Then with your legs stretched out raise your left leg up. Hold the position for several seconds before switching your arm and leg.

Edited By: Vivek Chhetri