It would be fair to say that there are many misconceptions when it comes to human height. Most people think that as soon as we are born we are designated a maximal height that we will eventually grow into at maturity. However, there are multitudinous factors that sway one’s height.
Genetics plays a crucial role in our natural height. About 90% of height rely on genetic factors. If your kin is tall subsequently you’ll be tall as well.
There is a myth that exercises influence height. No matter what you are doing your height will grow to the maximum. It’s kinda very hard to increase your height after 21. 99.9% of people do not grow in height after 21. Growth and nutrition in an early age matter a lot. Bad nutrition may stunt your growth in puberty.
This article will help you to speed up your height with nutrition and workout.
Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. Your diet can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases.
It’s a very important human growth hormone. When it comes to your height it is very important for joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and muscle tissues to grow.
There is some important food that you just need to add to your diet that is essential for your human growth hormone and your growth.
- Protein is an essential nutrient for your height and muscles tissues to grow.
- It also helps your immune system to work better.
- Lack of protein stunt your growth and causes loss of muscle mass. Your body won’t be able to build fibers and muscles.
- You have to add chicken, fish, eggs, to your diet.
- You can have cheese, beans, soybeans, lentils, whey protein.
- Vitamin D is very important for human growth. It helps you to strengthen your bones and ligaments.
- Deficiency of vitamin D can hinder growth.
- Calcium is a very important mineral which helps your body to absorb vitamin D.
- Deficiency of calcium can cause fractures because it ceases your bones to grow properly.
Regular exercise is necessary for physical fitness and good health. It reduces the risk of heart diseases, cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, and many other diseases.
Pull-Ups and Chin-ups
Do these exercises every day at home or at the gym anywhere you can. Consider it as a warm-up.
Do this exercise daily from 10-15 mins.
Sprint is very important. You can sprint either on a treadmill or in the grounds and parks outside your house.
Stretching is important. Stretch your lats and your back. Do it regularly.
Things to avoid during workout:
Discs in your spinal cord help you to increase your height. Avoid all those exercises that can cause compression in your spine.
- There are some exercises which can compress your spine i.e. overhead dumbbell presses. One must avoid these kinda exercises. You can do side dumbbell presses, front dumbbell presses instead of overhead dumbbell presses.
- Heavy barbell squats can also compress your spinal discs.