do squats really make you shorter v. :o

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  1. uf20wop

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    [i cant afford to lose any height] :o
     
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    i havent seen any evidence that supports this rumor

    until someone can prove me wrong




    look at todays bbers, their all tall IMO
     
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    Thats why I'm 5'3" :coold:
     
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    I actually did a search for this on pubmed and found studies that show it is fine. I am busy now and don't feel like posting them maybe later.
     
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    ive actually measured myself before and after squats and im consistently about 1/4 inch shorter afterwards, but the height comes back within a few hours :o :dunno:

    i cant afford to lose any height either
     
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    Dr. Feel Good Yeah Baby This is All Part of a Routine Check up,

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    That is just due to intervertebral disc compression, which also happens naturally thourghout the course of a day
     
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    idk i used to be 5'11 and i've been doing squats for 3 months. i measured myself and i was like 5'9.5

    it might've been right after i did squats though i'm not sure
     
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    shit i hope not, me and you are in the same boat
     
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    :rofl:


    :hug:
     
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    im 6'5 doesnt worry me
     
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    Look at purevil and draw your own conclusions
     
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    that doesn't mean that they weren't taller beforehand :eek3:
     
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    I'm just over 6 foot and train legs once a week, always including squats. I am the same height that I was before I started working out three years ago and I train what I consider to be kinda heavy. I right now I usually do 5 sets of 8-10 squats at 365 or 405, after I warm up of course, then I move on. the point is, I am not shrinking.
     
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    This is from water being squished out of the cartilage in your body. In the morning you will be taller than at the end of the day for the same reason. It isn't causing permanent shortness.
     
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    Yes, they do, but so does walking. Spinal compression always occurs, but it isn't permanent.
     
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    i sohuld do heavy chins to make me taller :eek5:
     
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    In the informercial for an inversion table some 45 year old man said he gained 1/2" or an inch back in height.
     
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    Damn do they make mini inversion tables for penises?
     
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    you dirty son of !@@#%$
     
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