Can Push Ups, Pull Ups And Planks Inhibit Height Growth?

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Hi tough,


Thank you for asking HealthReplies.com.

Need to clarify, how old are you now? Are you a man?


In men, height growth generally takes place rapidly at the age of 10 to 17 years, then stops at the age of 20 to 21 years. During this growth period, new bone cells will continue to be produced in the epiphyseal plate, which is located in the long bones.


If you are 21 years old or less, doing too much muscle building exercise is not recommended. This is because, when focusing on building muscle mass, the intake of nutrients in the body that play an important role in height growth is reduced. As a result, your muscles will increase in size, but your height growth will not be optimal. The sport meant here is a kind of heavy weight lifting, and so on. In addition, this kind of exercise is also at risk of causing you to experience long bone injuries, which can indirectly affect your growth.


However, doing sports such as push ups, planks, pull ups, and the like does not cause a significant effect on the inhibition of height growth. In fact, such exercise has good benefits for maintaining fitness, maintaining an ideal body weight, and also optimizing height gain. Therefore, you don't have to worry...


Do various exercises consistently, ie as much as 3 to 4 times a week, with a duration ranging from 30 to 45 minutes per session. If necessary, consult with a personal trainer so that you can do sports properly and correctly.


Hope it helps ya..

dr. Nadia Nurotul Fuadah

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