The height increasing has an intimate relationship to the age of an individual. The body’s growth plates stops after the age of 18.

Therefore, it is recommended that youngsters do some exercises that will help and develop the growth of the muscles in their body.

Below are listed some exercises that will help you to develop the height. All of the exercises are focused on stretching so that some muscles will be more flexible. The exercises and hormone have a synergetic effect on the height increase.

Jump Rope

Jump rope probably is the best exercise for stretching out the body, especially the lower legs. Your muscles will build and stretch throughout the jumping motion. Do this exercise regularly to see the results.


Swimming is considered as a exercise for the entire body, which requires plenty of reaching and stretching. Swimming can help to gradually increase your height provided that you do this regularly in the long term. You should spend 2 hours of daily swimming to increase your height.

Pelvic Shift

This is the type of exercise suitable for the lower hips and spine as it is considered one of the most useful exercises for height growing.

How to do this exercise:
With your palms outward and your back lay flat. Gently push your pelvis to the front with your legs bent. Hold this pose for at least 20-30 seconds. Repeat several times for best results.

Touch Toes

Stretching as much as you can to touch your toes. You can do  this exercise by standing straight, bending down to touch your toes. Keep that position for a few seconds each time.

Cobra Stretch

Cobra stretch is an exercise about lengthen the body and stretching out your spine. The more you do this stretch, the more your height increases.

How to do this exercise:
Lie with face down and palms below your shoulders. Arching your back as you lift your chin up to form an angle.

Hanging Exercises

To do this exercise you need to hang down from a bar and let your body stretch. Moreover, bring your legs up parallel to the ceiling while you are handing in order to create an even better stretch. Keep this for several repetitions and at least several times a week.