Archive for March, 2009

31st March
written by Mike

Today there are many grow taller products available online and sometimes it’s really hard to know which one is good and which one is just a scam.
If you will see any websites promoting any of the products below to help you grow taller the best thing for you is to RUN!

Machines – One of the most expensive grow taller products scams is equipment claiming to help increase your height. Some of these machines come in the form of foot massage contraptions attached to large gadgets, which simply don’t work. You should beware of any growth machine because it’s going to be very expensive and frankly, these machines will not help you growing taller.

Creams – All the creams sold to help you grow taller are a big “grow taller products” scam.
Think about that and ask yourself: how can a body cream do anything except create softer looking skin?”
A cream definitely won’t make you grow taller because your bone density would need to be penetrated. You’ll also notice that many of topical treatments don’t actually tell you how the product works. Don’t make your purchase solely by faith.

Hypnosis – Another popular method claimed to be able to make you taller is hypnosis. If you’re not familiar with hypnosis, the process suggests your mind is so powerful it can provoke growth of the body. You should know, although hypnosis can work wonders to inhibit your psychological abilities, the process has not been proven to beneficial in inducing the development of your height.

Herbs, pills, and supplements – Another grow taller products that won’t work for you are all these herbs and pills.
I can tell you that there’s absolutely no herb, pill, supplement or any other magic potions that’ll make you grow taller. It’s jut not medically possible.

Shoe insoles – Another popular grow taller products are all the shoe insoles made by incorporating a Chinese medical tradition of reflexology applies pressure to certain points on the feet to induce growth. To conclude, there are no medical findings to actually back claims you will become taller by wearing a pair of shoes all day. Shoes with heels will give you the illusion you look taller and it’s nice, but other than that, shoes can’t stimulate growth. The only reports received by people who’ve used shoe insoles is they’re painful to walk in but no success has been reported in regard to growth.

I hope that you won’t waste your money on these useless grow taller products.
Recommended reading:

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New Program For Growing Taller Naturally

28th March
written by Mike

Hi Everyone.

This post is about a new and popular book that many people asked me about in the last few days.
The book’s name is “How I Grow Taller Secrets” and it was written by Dr. Mike Stevenson.

Dr. Mike Stevenson’s story begins with his family, his youngest and closest sister was stood at only 5ft tall.
After a few years of research Dr. Stevenson discovered that he could help his sister to grow taller and to do it fast!
He was able to help her increase her height from 5 feet to 5’4″, in just 6 weeks!
After the success of his research he decided to write the “How I Grow Taller Secrets” book.

I must say that I didn’t try the “How I Grow Taller Secrets” program so I can’t compare and tell you if it’s better or not from the “grow taller 4 idiots” program.
Anyway, I read and heard some great reviews and testimonials about this book so let me tell you in a few words what this book is about.

“How I Grow Taller Secrets” is over 100 pages long guide with full color illustrations showing you step-by-step how to grow 2-4 inches taller naturally.

It can be said that “How I Grow Taller secrets” is actually grow taller program which will reveal the secrets of natural ways of increasing Human Growth Hormone in your body. This human growth hormone is directly responsible for making you grow taller and the “How I Grow Taller Secrets” program will support you with all the information you have to know about HGH and will also provide you with tons of other information related to height increase.

Here are a few of the many things that you can found in the “How I Grow Taller Secrets” guide:

*Discover Inside information on all the medical or non medical supplements and
systems that exist out there. You will find out which
are scams, which are inefficient and which ones are a simple waste of money and

* You will get dozens of unique exercises in the “How I Grow Taller Secrets” guide
that are tailored to improve your posture depending on your unique

* You will discover if the hypnotism can really lead to physical increases in height.

* All you need to know about the exact diet to maximize your potential to grow taller.

* Proven methods to calculate your true height potentials and discover how
taller you can be in a few simple steps.

From my understanding the “How I Grow Taller Secrets” program is excellent, however if you want to learn more about this program there are some great in-depth reviews online. Here is one of them:

“How I Grow Taller Secrets Review”

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27th March
written by Mike

Finding natural ways to grow taller is one of the things that all the short people dream about.
Today we will discuss about 4 easy tips that can help you grow taller naturally.

Natural ways to grow taller – tip number 1: Good sleeping

Getting a full night’s sleep each and every night is one of the best natural ways to grow taller.

Get 8 hours of sleep each night and take whatever steps you need to ensure that your sleep is uninterrupted as much as possible.

In addition, you will need to sleep on a firm mattress to help keep the spine straight. You will
need to either use a small pillow or no pillow at all. Pillows hinder your breathing and can shift your neck out of alignment with your spinal column. You will need to sleep on your back and spread out in order to decompresses your spine
The first 2 hours of sleep are when the most growth hormone is released into your system from your pituitary gland. Not getting enough sleep can lower the amount of growth hormone your body produces, which is not a good thing.

So again, good sleeping is one of the best natural ways to grow taller and that’s why you need to allow yourself at minimum eight hours of sleep. Nine is even better.

Natural ways to grow taller – tip number 2: Eat more meals.

our metabolism is also a big factor of our height and If our metabolism isn’t up to speed, it will show in our height. The faster our metabolism is working, the more human growth hormone is let out to the body. A higher metabolism also means more blood circulation, which will stimulate more growth to occur during the secretion of HGH.

Natural ways to grow taller – tip number 3: Protein

One of the best natural ways to grow taller is to eat food rich in lean protein. Eating this kind of food can prompt your body to produce growth hormone in massive quantity. Growth hormone is a crucial component when it comes to increase your height. That doesn’t mean you have to each cheeseburger every meal, eating that kinds of foods will be bad and only result in worsening health problems. You should eat foods that have low fat such as lean chicken, beef and turkey.

Natural ways to grow taller – tip number 4: Swim More Often

Have you noticed that swimmers have naturally slimmer and longer bodies?
In the water you have less gravity and that means more open bone areas for your body to fill them with new bone tissue. The free motion of swimming is very light on your body and greatly releases stress, which can prevent your body from growing. Try to swim about 3-4 times a week if you can.

27th March
written by Mike

Spine lengthening exercises are great exercises to get taller.
These exercises to get taller are useful because they will help your spine to develop properly which also means that you are increasing your height by straightening your spine.
Here you will find 6 stretches that can be great for an every day routine.
Each stretch from these exercises to get taller should be performed for 10 repetitions before moving on to the next stretch.

Exercises to get taller – stretch number 1: The Cobra
Lie on the floor face down with palms on the floor under your shoulders. Begin to arch your spine
up leading with your chin. Arch as far back as possible. Each repetition should last between 15-
30 seconds.

Exercises to get taller – stretch number 2: The Cat Stretch
Get on your hands and knees with your arms locked out. Inhale as you flex your spine down and
bring your head up. Exhale as you bring your spine up into an arched position while bringing
your head down. Each repetition should last between 3-8 seconds.
The cat stretch is one of the best exercises to get taller.

Exercises to get taller – stretch number 3: Basic Leg Stretch
Sitting down, spread your legs far apart. Reach for your toes. Try to keep your knees as straight
as you can. Now move into reaching for the toes on the other leg. Be sure to keep your spine
straight and move from your hips. Do not arch the upper spine. This stretch works both your
spine and legs. Each repetition should last between 8-15 seconds.

Exercises to get taller – stretch number 4: The Bow Down
Stand with your hands on your hips. Keep your hands on your hips and bend forward as far as
you can, leading with your head. Don’t bend your knees and keep your chin off of your chest.
Each repetition should last between 4-8 seconds.

Exercises to get taller – stretch number 5: The Super Stretch
Standing up, reach your hands up as high as you can as you lean slightly back. You should feel the stretch in your lower spine. The Super Stretch can be done standing up or lying down. Because this
stretch is easy and comfortable, we encourage you to do this not only as part of a program but
also at odd times like when you are watching TV or lying in bed. Each repetition should last
between 4-7 seconds. This is one of the best exercises to get taller.

Exercises to get taller – stretch number 6: One Straight Leg Up
Lying on your stomach with your hands behind your neck, raise one of your legs as high and as
far up as you can. Now repeat with the other leg. Keep your legs straight. Each repetition should
last between 3-5 seconds.

These exercises to get taller can really be a very good way for you to grow taller. However, you should also remember that exercise should be done properly and the right kind of exercise should be done in order to achieve the effect that you desire.

26th March
written by Mike

Always Wonder what is the average height in your country?

Want to compare your height to people living on the other side of the world?

Take a look at this table and find the average height for men and women in different countries.



Average male height

Average female height


174.46 cm (5 ft 8.6 in)

161.03 cm (5 ft 3.4 in)


178.4 cm (5′ 10.2")

163.9 cm (5′ 4.5")


165.1 cm (5′ 5")

154.7 cm (5′ 1")


176.6 cm (5′ 9.5")

163.3 cm (5′ 4.3")


169.0 cm (5′ 6.5")

158.0 cm (5′ 2.2")


170.6 cm (5′ 7.2")

161.3 cm (5′ 3.5")


174 cm (5′ 8.5")

161.0 cm (5′ 3.4")


164.8 cm (5′ 4.9")

154.5 cm (5′ 0.8")


169.4 cm (5′ 6.7")

158.6 cm (5′ 2.5")


170.64 cm (5′ 7.2")

158.65 cm (5′ 2.4")

Czech Republic

180.3 cm (5′ 11")

167.3 cm (5′ 6.0")


180.6 cm (5′ 11.1")


Dinaric Alps

185.6 cm (6′ 1.0")

171.0 cm (5′ 7.2")


179.1 cm (5′ 10.5")



178.2 cm (5′ 10")

164.7 cm (5′ 4.7")


174.1 cm (5′ 8.5")

161.9 cm (5′ 3.7")


169.46 cm (5′ 6.7")

158.53 cm (5′ 2.4")


168.0 cm (5′ 6.1")

157.8 cm (5′ 2.2")


178.1 cm (5′ 10")

165 cm (5′ 4.9")


157.5 cm (5′ 2")

142.2 cm (4′ 6")

Hong Kong

170 cm (5′ 7")

158.8 cm (5′ 2.6")

Hungary, Debrecen

179.14 cm (5′ 10.4")

165.84 cm (5′ 5.2")


181.7 cm (5′ 11.5")

167.6 cm (5′ 6")


165.3 cm (5′ 5")

165.3 cm (5′ 5")


158.0 cm (5′ 2.2")

147.0 cm (4′ 10.0")

Indonesia, East Bali

162.4 cm (5′ 3.9")

151.3 cm (4′ 11.5")


174.24 cm (5′ 8.6")

160.0 cm (5′ 3")


165.4 cm (5′ 5.1")

155.8 cm (5′ 1.3")


175.6 cm (5′ 9.2")

162.7 cm (5′ 4.1")

Italy – Middle & North

176.9 cm (5′ 9.7")

163.2 cm (5′ 4.2")

Italy – South

174.2 cm (5′ 8.0")

160.8 cm (5′ 3.3")


171.2 cm (5′ 7.4")

158.8 cm (5′ 2.6")

Korea, South

175.26 cm (5′ 9")

162.56 cm (5′ 4")


176.3 cm (5′ 9.4")



164.7 cm (5′ 4.8")

153.3 cm (5′ 0.4")


169 cm (5′ 6.5")

159 cm (5′ 2.6")


166 cm (5′ 5.3")

155 cm (5′ 1.1")


171.3 cm (5′ 7.4")

160.4 cm (5′ 3.2")


167 cm (5′ 5.7")

155 cm (5′ 1.1")


184.8 cm (6′ 0.8")

168.7 cm (5′ 6.4")

New Zealand

177.0 cm (5′ 9.7")

165.0 cm (5′ 5")


163.8 cm (5′ 4.5")

157.8 cm (5′ 2.1")


179.9 cm (5′ 10.8")

167.2 cm (5′ 5.9")


163.5 cm (5′ 4.4")

151.8 cm (4′ 11.8")


172.8 cm (5′ 8")



170.6 cm (5′ 7.2")

160 cm (5′ 3")

South Africa

169.0 cm (5′ 6.5")

159.0 cm (5′ 2.5")


170 cm (5′ 7")

161 cm (5′ 3.3")


180 cm (5′ 10.9")

166.9 cm (5′ 5.7")


175.5 cm (5′ 9")

164.0 cm (5′ 3.8")


171.45 cm (5′ 7.5")

159.68 cm (5′ 2.75")


167.5 cm (5′ 5.9")

157.3 cm (5′ 1.9")


173.74 cm (5′ 8.4")

161.4 cm (5′ 3.5")

United Kingdom

176.8 cm (5′ 9.6")

163.7 cm (5′ 4.4")


178.2 cm (5′ 10.2")

164.1 cm (5′ 4.6")


167 cm

156 cm

26th March
written by Mike

Grow taller scams are all around us.
You will find many grow taller scams like companies claiming that their special vitamin and other supplements will make you taller. These companies are most likely selling you lies. You need to avoid grow taller scams and know the truth.

Here are some of the most popular grow taller scams today:

Yoko grow taller scam

You will find some companies selling ‘YOKO HEIGHT INCREASER’ claim that this device will make them grow taller. Yoko height is basically a shoe insole made of plastic. They claim of using acupressure techniques to stimulate growth. However, the truth is that it’s a useless device being marketed to squeeze money from people. Many people have reported that it’s very painful to walk with ‘Yoko’ insoles and they often give up before the allotted time. Yoko is absolutely one of the most popular grow taller scams.

Kimi grow taller scam

Kimi and Yoko are actually the same but in different names. People who have purchased both Kimi and Yoko say that the packaging and material is exactly the same, except for the product name. When you buy the Kimi product, they also give you 40 “free bonuses”. They tell you the bonuses worth $299 but In fact, all of these are simply informational and most just provide links to other Web sites. Avoid this popular grow taller scam.

HeightMax grow taller scam

Unlike other grow taller scam artists, this company tries harder to legitimize itself with radio and newspaper ads. Many people who have a healthy suspicion of questionable products sold over the Internet will assume that products advertised in the more established media have value. Unfortunately this is not so.

There is no list of ingredients on their website. They also told you that clinical studies have been done that indicate growth increases, but there are no details with regards to number of people in the study or any other hint as to the protocols used during these studies. This is by no mean another of these popular grow taller scams.

Beauty forever grow taller scam

Beauty forever is essentially a Singapore based beauty salon that has expanded its business model to include height enhancing products. Treatments include putting the customer’s feet in a bucket of warm water, followed by a foot massage with the expensive machine. This is the worst grow taller scam because their products are very expensive. For example four boxes of growth patches plus the equipment to use with them costs over $1,000!

HeightGrowth grow taller scam

HeightGrowth are simply vitamin capsules. The claims made on their website are contrary to modern medical practices. They have a 30-day money-back guarantee, even though they recommend that you take their product for six months or more to see results!
So actually the 30 days money back guarantee worth nothing and it is a big grow taller scam!

Of course there are more but I think these are the most popular grow taller scams.

25th March
written by Mike

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25th March
written by Mike

How to be taller is one of the most popular questions that short people always ask.
There is no doubt that there are many benefits of being tall. You get to be an athlete for a prestigious team such as the L.A. Lakers; or you can be a runway fashion supermodel for Armani (I wish…)

When usually it takes some time to grow taller there are some tips and techniques that can help us to be taller and look taller easily.

Want to know how to be taller and look taller?

The easiest way is to get elevator shoes. The secret of the elevator shoes lies in the internal build-up. The build up improves your posture and gives you a feeling of positive well-being and grow taller. You can also buy lifts and insoles that you stick into your shoes
to make you taller. These solutions are great and you can grow 2-3 inches invisibly with these products.

Another answer to the question how to be taller and look taller is simply choosing the right cloths.
Here are 7 important tips about cloths that can be very helpful for you:

1. Wear cuffless pants to make the legs look longer and hence making you look taller.

2. Avoid clothes with horizontal lines or clothes with a tartan or checked pattern. Avoid cuffs that make your legs appear shorter.

3. Avoid clothes that are made from heavy fabric. They add width and hence shorten the image visually.

4. Vertical lines or stripping make a person appear thinner, and thinness in turn gives impression of more height and makes you look tall. This tip is very important when talking on how to be taller.

5. Wear a coat or jacket that is of the correct length. They should end where the buttocks meet the legs.

6. Wearing two toned clothing draws attention to your middle where the two colors contrast, which in turn makes your legs and torso look shorter. Shirts with buttons or patterns produce the same effect.
If you want to know how to be taller and look taller avoid these two things.

7. When dressing to look taller, it’s better to blur your waistline as much as possible by wearing solid colors, preferably in dark colors such as blue or black.

You would be surprised how much your appearance changes simply by following these tips about how to be taller.

More dressing tips can be found here:
Dressing Tips for Short Men

25th March
written by Mike

If you will ask me how to increase your height, the first thing that I will probably tell you is: “take care of your diet”.

Your diet is one of the most important things when talking on how to increase your height and today I will give you some tips about recommended foods and healthy nutrition.

Let’s start with 11 easy tips on how to increase your height with healthy nutrition:

1. Eat at regular hours.
2. Don’t skip any meal.
3. Don’t forget to eat breakfast. Always start the day with a well-rounded meal.
4. Take the time to taste and to chew your food well.
5. Vary your menu.
6. Avoid pastries, sweets, crisps, soda drinks – anything that has little or no nutritious value.
7. Beware of salt consumption. It can cause hypertension.
8. Eat a lot of raw vegetables and fresh juice. Choose whole wheat bread.
9. Drink six (6) to eight (8) glasses of water or vegetable juice or sugar-free juice per day.
10. Eat good quality food supplements every day.
11. After each meal you should rest. Don’t start to work or exercise right after.

You will also want to eat foods like:

Fish and seafood: Delicious, nutritious and beneficial to height. Adding fish to your regular rotation of dinner ideas is really helpful in many ways, including stimulating growth.

Milk: Rich in Calcium, which is the most essential mineral when talking on how to increase your height. If you’re drinking full or part fat milk, switch over to skim.

Eggs: Eggs are a great source of protein so be sure to add a few to your menu every week. Some people can tolerate eggs everyday, and that’s even better.

Anyhow, you should remember that when talking on how to increase your height there is a connection in gaining weight and getting taller. Because of that you may want to avoid eating some foods that have the possibility to make you tall because you are avoiding gaining more weight.

25th March
written by Mike

Surgery to increase height, also known as cosmetic limb lengthening surgery is a complex process that has traditionally been performed primarily on children to correct disproportional leg lengths. Surgery to increase height is one of the things that many people consider when they try to do everything to increase their height but always failed.

In this post we will discuss about surgery to increase height and I will tell you why I think that it is not a wise decision.

Firstly, I see every day many scams that claim that certain exercises and stretches can lengthen our bones. These are lies. Once we are through growing, there isn’t anything we can do to lengthen our bones aside from surgery to increase height.

After knowing that lets see how does the surgery work.

Essentially, your bones are broken. Metal plates hold your bones still, with a gap between. Gradually, your bones grow to fill the gap, which results in an increased height.

There are lots of risks involved when you undergo this surgery to increase height. Along with the extreme cost, long recovery time, and considerable pain, there are a plethora of complications that can happen after the surgery is finished.

You need to know that there have been countless instances of complications as a result of using surgery to increase height. These complications include limb paralysis, bone twisting, bones breaking, nerve damage, and even worse.

In addition to this, having the surgery to increase height done at all can be immensely difficult. There are few doctors who are qualified to perform it. As the surgery is very, very expensive, finding such a doctor and making the travel arrangements to have the surgery performed will only make an already financially crippling procedure even more costly.

There are so many better natural solutions to grow taller than surgery to increase height that I think it’s really a bad decision to make any kind of surgery like this.

In my opinion In the long run, it’s better to try safer alternatives to surgery to increase your height.

In other words: “why to pay $50,000 for surgery to increase height if you can try growing taller for just a few dozens with some programs and guides like grow taller 4 idiots?

Think about it…

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