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Old 01-13-2011, 09:27 PM   #1
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Height issue

Well I absolutely have no clue where this thread should be so thought I would post it here.

First of all hi everybody

I am 17 years old and I measure approximately 1m 60cm which is 5'3'' inch I am mentally very weak about this situation, I am not looking for any operation, but more like what kind of supplements can I take to get taller, or what can I do, I eat Healthy I am tennis player, I go to the Gym and do normal muscular exercises, only to get a stronger body, I don't do heavy but light muscular, and I hang on a bar for 1 minute since they have also advised me to do so, I don't do it everyday but only when I get to the gym, I have been looking for a situation about this I feel small for my age, all my friends are approximately 1m 70cm ...etc

Can anybody help me with this matter I getting mentally bad, like also not to forget girls are attracted to tall guys not short ones.

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Old 01-14-2011, 12:06 PM   #2
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Re: Height issue

I have good news for you. Males do not end their growth spurts until their mid 20's so you have a lot more growing time in you. Hanging, or stretching your body will not help. A nutritious diet will


Old 01-14-2011, 12:24 PM   #3
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I have made some researches and they say that males basically stop their growth spurts at 18 then they grow no more then 2cm after 18 ...

All I want to know is how can I improve the growing thing, so in the next year I can be at least 170 - 175 cm

Help me please.

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