How to Improve your Posture

Every one of us wish to get that desirable height at which we can comfortably consider ourselves tall. Unfortunately, it is only after the age of 18 – we realize that we won’t grow tall anymore and have to live with this height for the rest of our lifetime. It’s quite obvious that every guy or girl can’t obtain that height. However, this is not the end of the road for us. While there are exercises to grow tall , you can do some quick exercises to improve your posture which will give you the appearance of looking tall.

Several researches into the subject matter have indicated that proper posture can definitely help you look taller and in shape. When a person looks tall, his level of confidence and self-esteem is increased too. There are certain exercises that could immensely help you improving your posture to look decent and in shape.

Some Steps to Improve Your Posture to Look Taller

  • Hip Stretch: We often have to work sitting on a chair for long period of time. It adversely affects our ability to grow as the muscles inside us get contracted. In order to ease these muscles Hip Stretch is a good exercise. The process to do it is very simple. At first you have to keep both hands on the wall of your house and press against the same. Now, bow down on one knee stay in the same position for a minute or two. Repeat the steps for both right and left side.


  • Downward Dog: It is the one exercise that will definitely assist you to increase your height. If you do this exercise every day, then you will be able to stretch your muscles at leg, feet and hands. You have to sit like a cat. Then you have to convert your posture to V shape upside down. Let your shoulder blades reach towards your ears. Stay in this posture for few minutes.

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  • Arm Exercise: Take a chair. And you should sit on it and position yourself in such a manner that your knees turned 90-degrees rotation. Now, rotate your arms in a position where you can feel something in your mid-back. Hold it for 2-3 minutes and your exercise is complete. You can do this exercise on daily basis.
  • Sit Straight – In this era of computer and laptops, we often have to sit for a long stretch of time in office and home. In fact, due to one reason or another we actually fail to sit in correct posture. Eventually, this lets our spinal cord to contract a bit. This adversely affects our outlook and bone – health. Hence, always remember to sit straight as and whenever you sit on a chair.


So, it’s definitely not an issue if you haven’t attained the tallness that you wished to in the past, but you can definitely look little taller by improving your posture as mentioned above.  Always remember that by maintaining proper posture you are also keeping your bones intact and fit.