Yoga has been used to improve body and overall well-being for centuries. The health benefitting technique has the ability to stretch your entire body, primarily the spine and promotes balance and strength it requires for consistent growth. An exercise program involving yoga is the best way to increase height naturally.
Faculties of physical wellbeing and mind are enhanced by practicing yoga. The asanas (postures) enhance and normalize growth and other hormones. It also boosts functional mobility and flexibility of organs and joints etc.
Yoga is actually a series of fluid movements that center body. It is aimed at creating flexibility while controlling the breath. Flexibility and control facilitate gaining height at different levels. It stretches body, specifically back, through a full range of motion. This aids body fully decompresses from the downward gravity pressure that mainly causes one to shrink. As soon as the body gets relieved of this strain, the back cartilage and joints begin to lengthen and thicken to make one taller.
Also, deep inhalation yoga helps your body relieve the stress that results in back muscle tension. It hinders growth, which can be overcome by height increasing exercises. Yoga is also very helpful in strengthening the spine to improve posture.
Here are three most important and specific yoga for increase height exercises (Yogasanas) that assist in increasing height:
The asana will help you control breathing and allows you to get a better awareness of your body. Additionally, it tones your lower back and hips while helping cartilage in the region to decompress.
Step 1: Start with sitting in cross-legged position on the floor with hands resting on knees.
Step 2: Control breathing in a fashion that it is deep and at an even pace. The spine should be perfectly aligned. Push buttocks to the floor.
Step 3: Lower your knees gently.
Step 4: Take several (minimum 5 deep breaths). Now inhale while you raise your arms upward and over your head.
Step 5: Bring arms down gently and steadily. Keep exhaling while you bring the arms down.
Step 6: Repeat the entire movement around 5 to 7 times more.
Also referred to as the Triangle, Trikonasana helps improving balance and encourage good posture too. The asana is very effective in relieving tension (a crucial factor that deters body growth and height).
Step 1: Stand up with legs about 3 to 4 feet apart. The feet should be parallel to each other.
Step 2: Rotate left foot 90 degrees left and right foot 45 degrees inward.
Step 3: Inhale and raise your arms to the side in a fashion that they are level and parallel to the floor.
Step 4: Exhale and then turn your head to face down the length of your left arm. Left knee should be aligned with left ankle.
Step 5: Take a deep breath and then stretch towards your left ankle. The left hip should be tilted down.
Step 6: After you have reached your maximum stretch, it is time to rotate your arms in a way so that the left-hand rests against the inner side of calf and right arm points in the direction of the ceiling.
Step 7: Turn your head in as if you look in the direction of the right arm and take as many deep breaths as you can.
Step 8: Inhale and straighten body and exhale as you lower arms to your hips.
Step 9: Pivot on heels and face forward. Repeat this movement on the right side of the body.
(3)Dog and Cat
These movements are quite popular as they tend to extend spine fully in two different directions. The extension has a capability to stretch each cartilage disc in your spinal column. Although these are two separate movements, combining these together will help body gain maximum flexibility and height.
Step 1: Start with hands and knees slightly ahead of your shoulders. Keep knees hip-width apart.
Step 2: Inhale and then tilt pelvis up and curve spine to let stomach drop in the direction of ground and head straight up.
Step 3: Stretch your body fully yet gently move into the cat position (reverse curve of a spine).
Step 4: Keep pelvis down and suck chest and stomach in. Move body through this movement flexibly.
Repeat the full cycle as many times as possible and comfortable.