8 Types Of Height Increasing Shoes You Can Try Today May 7, 2015

Genes and environmental effects determine our height. There is a certain age when the growth plates close and our height stops growing. However, there are still products that can help you to grow taller and stop getting addressed as ‘hey you! down there’.

Height Increasing Shoes – Shoes That Make You Look Taller

There are many types of height increase shoes available in the market that can help you look taller from 2 to 5 inches. This also helps to increase your confidence.

1. Elevator Shoes for Men:

Elevator shoes are available in many different varieties in leather and rubber. Elevator shoes can boost a man’s height by about 2-4 inches, without letting others know that you are wearing a heel inside. Elevator shoes are ideal for men with really short stature.

2. Stilettos for Women:

Stilettos for Women

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The stiletto is the most popular high heel shoes among beauty pageant contestants. This adds height and self-confidence. This also adds sex-appeal to any woman.

3. Wedge Shoes:

Wedge Shoes

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The most comfortable type of shoes that enhances a person’s height by 2 – 5 inches, wedge shoes are made from wood, leather, rubber, or plastic. Wedge shoes do not give leg pain like stilettos.

4. Cone:


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Cone is a round heel that is broader at the sole, but looks narrower. These shoes can also help the wearer look taller.

5. Kitten:


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These are short, slim heel with a maximum height of 2 inches. So if you are looking for an instant ‘lift’, Kitten shoes are the way to go.

[ Read: Height Increasing Insoles ]

6. Prism:

Prism shoes are flat from three sides that form a triangle at one point. Trendy and comfortable, prisms are very popular with the ‘cool’ crowd.

7. Puppy:

They are thick square blocked heels with 2 inches height.

8. Spool/ Louis:

They are broad near the sole and pointy. They get narrower at the midpoint that adds height to your look.

Best Height Increasing Tips:

1. Calculate Your Projected Height:

It is important to calculate your projected height. Our height is determined by genes. Two short parents can be the reason why you haven’t really been able to join the basketball team.

2. Avoid Growth-stunting Factors:

Drugs and alcohol habits, especially at very young ages, can lead to stunted growth. So does malnourishment as a child. You may not believe this, but caffeine can also affect kids and adolescents, as it hurts the ability to sleep. A person who smoked as a child is known to have shorter height compared to non-smokers.

3. Steroids:

Steroids can actually stop your height growth. Anabolic steroids can reduce the bone growth process in young teens. This can also lower the sperm count, decrease breast size, increase blood pressure and heart attacks.

4. Get Plenty Of Sleep:

Growing children need 9 and 11 hours of sleep each night, as the body grows during this time. Create a calm environment for sleeping by reducing loud noises and light. During slow wave sleep, our body produces human growth hormone (HGH) in the pituitary gland.

5. Eat Right:

Growing to one’s full potential needs adequate intake of vitamins and minerals. You can also eat supplements according to your age group with proper diet. Take a good amount of carbohydrates, calories, calcium, niacin, vitamin D and zinc on a regular schedule.

6. Increase Your Immunity:

Take proper care to improve your immune system. Certain illnesses as a child can lead to stunted growth. Consume vitamin C from oranges, grapefruits and lemons for a strong immune system.

7. Exercise:

Swimming, running, yoga, biking, along with a proper diet plan and good sleeping habits, can help you grow well. You can also do stretches or “grow taller” exercises for good height.

[ Read: Best Exercises To Increase Height ]

8. Practice Good Posture:

Roll the shoulders or hunch over for good curve spine. A good posture can help you to look taller and is the easiest way to increased height.

[ Read: Tips To Increase Height Naturally ]

These simple and natural tips will surely help you to look tall. So you don’t have to go round brooding about that tall man next door at all. So what are you waiting for? Try these simple ways to gain some inches to your height! These shoes not only help you look taller but are also trendy and funky!

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