Do lifting weights while standing make me shorter

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Apr 24, 2015 12:00pm
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I'm really afraid to do workouts using dumbells while standing as I'm 175 cm tall and I don't want to get shorter. Can this really make me shorter? Thanks in advance

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That's actually hilarious
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1029 Posts
Apr 24, 2015 12:08pm
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Nope! Go ahead and lift!

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1656 Posts
Apr 24, 2015 1:08pm
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Does drinking milk turn you into a cow? 

Go ahead and lift some iron! 
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Apr 24, 2015 3:28pm

No. Just don't start with heavy weights, there would be the danger you hurt yourself. Choose a weight which you can lift 8-10 times and increase a little a while.

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Apr 24, 2015 3:28pm
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You can actually get a little bit taller since working out will correct a lot of poor posture.

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Apr 24, 2015 3:50pm
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No it does not...

In fact I read a study on weighted sqauts that said the downward pressure causes your body to release the growth hormone in response and can actually gain height.

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