Best Exercises to Help you Grow Tall

Exercises to Help you Grow Tall

Height although depends on your genes still you can become tall even after puberty through regular exercise and pay attention to diet.

Exercises to Help you Grow Tall

Exercises to Help you Grow Tall

In this article, we discuss exercise to increase height

Six Exercises to Grow Tall

Hanging exercise-

Hang yourself from a horizontal bar keeping your hand wide stretched. Maintain this position for 20 seconds and then give a break. Repeat this 6-7 times before switching to next exercise.

Hanging exercise

Hanging exercise

Rope jumping-

Rope jumping causes knee calves to expand vertically and adds few inches to height on constant bending of the knees. Jumping also stretches spine muscles. Engage yourself in rope jumping for 15 minutes every day along with other exercises.

Rope jumping

Rope jumping


Swimming is a fun exercise that elongates muscles. Swim for half hour every day.



Touch your toe exercise-

Sit on the floor with your back straight. Extend your legs t your front keeping feet close. Bend your waist and stretch your hands to touch your toes. Make sure not to hunch. Maintain this position for 10 seconds and then back to starting position. Repeat this ten times daily.

Touch your toe exercise

Touch your toe exercise

Super stretch-

Stand straight with your feets together. Strech your both the hands overhead and then slowly bend and touch your toes. Hold yourself in the position for 5 seconds and then back to starting position. Repeat this ten times in a day.

Super stretch

Super stretch

Cobra stretch-

Lie on your stomach with legs close. Press claims against the levelled ground and lifts your hips off the ground. Do not hunch and keep your back straight. Hold yourself in this position for 15 to 20 seconds and then back to normal. In starting to repeat this for 4-5 times and then make it up to 10.

Cobra stretch

Cobra stretch

For the desired results along with the exercises also try Sun salutation to grow tall.

Sun salutation-Yoga to grow tall

Sun salutation stretches the body muscles all over especially spine and torso.


1. Pranamasana-

Stand straight with your feet close and hands join. Keep your hands against the chest. This position stimulates and balances respiratory system.

2. Hasta Uttanasana-

With a deep breath raise your both the hands upwards and arch your body backwards gently facing the sky. This pose stimulates digestion and promotes balancing along with stretching torso and increasing spine flexibility.

3. Hasta Padasana-

Breathe out and bend forward to tight your toes with your hands. Make sure not to bend your knees.
This pose stretches the leg muscles and back also promotes the circulation of blood. Estimates lymphatic system and nerves.

Sun salutation-Yoga to grow tall

Sun salutation-Yoga to grow tall

4. Ashwa-sanchalan-asana –

Now take a deep breath and stretch left leg backwards balancing your body on your left toe and heel pointing upwards. While doing this right knee is bent and palms are touching the floor.

5. Parvatasana-

Breath out and release left leg and bring it parallel to your right leg. Palm position is unchanged. This pose improves your balance, blood circulation and strengthens your hand.

This pose strengthens muscles of your hands and wrist.

Ashtanga Namaskar-

Breath in and raise your hips gently. While doing this your knees, toes and face should touch the floor. This exercise strengthens your arms and leg muscles, stretches the muscle or back and relaxed shoulder tension.


Push your body backwards while breathing making your face bend backwards and points the sky. This promotes blood circulation, improves body flexibility, stretches the torso and tones digestive tracts.


Breathe out and release your left leg and keep it parallel to the right leg. The position of palm remains unchanged.


Now take a deep breathe and stretch your left leg backwards. Balance your body on your left toe with the heel pointing upwards. While doing this, the right leg is bent at knees, and your palms are touching the floor.

Hasta Padasana-

Breath out, bend forward and touch both your feet with your hands. Do not need your knees.

Hasta Uttanasana:

Take a deep breathe and raise your arms upwards. Arch your body backwards while facing the sky. (


Stand in an erect position with hands joined against your chest and relaxed.

Be regular with exercises mentioned above and yoga. Also have a diet rich in protein, calcium and vitamin D, and the most important have an adequate sleep. With all these natural ways you are sure to gain some inches even after puberty.

Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta
Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta:  Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.