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How to adjust weights to my short stature?

I came across an article which said that a good starting weight for men is around 2.5kg - 5.0kg, then how should I modify this recommendation to make it more applicable to my "rather unique ...
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Can I get taller at 17?

Of course you still have a chance! As way of example, one of my friends who is in college was 5 foot 4 at age 19, right when he started college. At age 23, right as he was graduating, I went to ...
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How to adjust weights to my short stature?

Leverage Dave Liepmann gave an excellent answer about scaling your resistance to your body weight. Note that doing so most likely gives you an advantage rather than a disadvantage, because: Your ...
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How to get taller

Your height is almost exclusively determined by the amount of somatotropin (growth hormone or GH for short) produced in your pituitary gland (given you do not suffer any kind of severe injury or ...
Philip Klöcking's user avatar
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How to get taller

So long as you don’t injure growth plates from bad form lifting will not affect height negatively. If anything it may increase it but not significantly in any way. The biggest factor for height is ...
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Height and ability to gain muscle mass

Generally speaking there is a misconception that smaller people build muscle faster and not vice versa like you say.In reality tall short or average doesn't matter they all can build the same amount ...
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Can I get taller at 17?

It is reasonable to grow up to another couple inches at this stage. Even into college, while not common, it is also not uncommon to have some growth (needing to hem pants for instance). Don't get so ...
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Increasing height by back/neck straightening exercises?

From what I understand you cannot naturally increase your height as an adult. However you might be able to appear taller with correct posture; doing exercises back and core exercises will help with ...
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