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You're 15, you still have several years of development left. There's no magical panacea that will suddenly give you a few inches of height, platform shoes or heels not withstanding. Height is determined by genetics, primarily. However, maintaining a healthy diet, low in processed foods, and keeping yourself fit and active will allow your body to grow to ...


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Sure... Training improperly or with poor form will cause all sorts of injuries both acute and degenerative, whether one is a child, teenager or adult. ...but not really That being said, the argument that lifting heavy things is itself somehow detrimental to growth is susceptible to a simple counterexample: children growing up on farms do all sorts of ...


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The concern regarding stunting the growth of teenagers is related to injuring growth plates. It turns out that weight training does not increase the incidence of growth plate injury and does not stunt growth. However, injury prevention requires correct form and the avoidance of overloading. It is especially important to supervise their training and teach ...


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What you’ve described is not an average training routine in my opinion. You’ve got a pretty heavy workload if you consider holding a job as well. You make no mention of the amount of weight, sets, or reps that you perform, so, I’ll assume from your description of not trying to build muscle, that those numbers are sufficiently low. Effectively, you’re ...


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I've seen a pretty big improvement in my trap development since starting strong lifts. Breakdown of the program's lifts: squats: don't activate your traps much from my knowledge bench press: activates your traps isometrically to protect your neck while lifting Bo/pendlay rows: activates your traps overhead press: if you do these with the correct ...


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While you won't be able to do much to impact the actual height of your body through exercise, to help make use of what you do have for height you can do exercises to strengthen your back and shoulders, leading to a more upright natural position which appears taller. Deadlifts are a great exercise to accomplish this; within a few months you should notice a ...


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Actually, height is largely genetic. However, nutrition is what impacts it from en environmental standpoint, and not exercise (it has a slight effect, assuming you are not a professional powerlifter, marathon runner or the like). So no, you cannot increase height by doing certain exercises. The notion that training basketball or volleyball makes you taller ...


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No. Height is purely genetic. There aren't any exercises you can do that will influence your height.


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A very important factor here is the question: are you male or female? From what I've observed: Young women tend to stop growing taller by the time they are your age. Young men tend to keep growing till their early 20s. There are exceptions in both cases, but as a general rule this is what I've observed over the years. A friend of mine was about your ...



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