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i am 15years old and my height is 5.3. i have done many methods like playing,medicine,streching,yoga etc. but my height is not increasing. suggest me anything by which i could increase my height. pls..... i'll be very thankful to u.

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Amit,
The issue of height is more common than you may realize. Many young men, and some older men, are uncomfortable with their height. The very unfortunate thing is that height is controlled by genetics. Your body already has a map (genetic) of the color of your eyes and hair, the pigment of your skin, how your internal organs will be formed and operate AND how tall you can be. It is based on the genes of your parents and their parents. There is nothing you can do to change that except take good care of yourself. Eat well...fresh vegetables and lean meats and lots of it. Drink water, get rest and move every day.  Sports, lifting, stretching are all good ways to keep yourself healthy.  Just try to be the best you can be. Your body will draw from that nutrition and be well! That's very important.

There are no gimmics, pills, exercises to make you taller.  You are still growing and will keep growing until you are into your 20s. Enjoy your life.
Be well!
Karen

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Get on the inside track with Karen and her daily advice. http://karenfilisullivan.com. Or on FacebookLIKE us at ZWL - Zen of Whole Living I have more than 30 years experience and can help with lifting technique, muscle recovery, weight loss, body building and powerlifting. I've been certified by AFPA as a Personal Trainer and 12 years ago acquired a second certification from the same agency as a Post Rehabilitative Exercise Specialist. Any recommendations or advice rendered are based on fitness information as specified by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Fitness Professionals and Associates. Follow my Blog on http://karenfilisullivan.com

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Almost 25 years coaching and training. Wow! I feel old. Before that I was a competitive bodybuilder and powerlifter (ask my Chiropractor -- he can tell you). I have trained kids ages 12 to 89. From sports specific training to stroke rehabilitation. I love helping people move more gracefully, powerfully and safely.

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A few.

Publications
Published in Spring of 2013 The Zen of Weight Loss: A Mindful, Livable Approach to Fitness Get your copy at Square Market. https://squareup.com/market/body-restoration-by-karen/zen-of-weight-loss-in-mo

Education/Credentials
English with a Journalism concentration was my college education. My training has been with my mentor, Jack Michaels, ACSM and professor at the College of William and Mary. My certifications are with the American Fitness Professionals and Associates. AFPA. I hold a certification as a Personal Trainer and a Post Rehabilitation Exercise Expert (Isn't that a mouthful?l). My continuing education requirements have been fulfilled at a number of organizations and are monitored by AFPA. I keep my Red Cross CPR and First Aid current.

Awards and Honors
Some.

Past/Present Clients
Clients include athletes training for marathons, mountain climbing and general weight loss. In addition I have clients troubled with COPD, Fibromyalgia, and Parkinsons as well as stroke rehab. She was the Strength and Conditioning coach for Williamsburg Aquatic Club, a USA Swim Team, in Williamsburg, Virginia for 3 years.   Karen is presently working at Main Street Gym in Historic St. Charles, Missouri where she teaches Pilates and continues her work with clients. Her training reaches across the country with her long distance Body Restoration eTraining. Her dedication to fitness reaches into the nutritional supplementation with Shaklee products. She only works with clients who add nutritional supplementation to their training. Read more of her story on www.shaklee.net/BodyRestoration

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