If you consider yourself vertically challenged, growing taller can become almost obsessive. In a world of six-footers, others often look down on you, figuratively and literally. You’ve heard that proper diet and more sleep can help, and maybe you’ve tried these suggestions with limited success. There are even painful surgeries to lengthen your legs, but these are expensive and involve a long period of recuperation. If you go online looking for exercise programs touted to make you taller you may have been absolutely astonished to find more than 44 million websites on the subject. Some even promise that you can add 2-4 inches of height in just eight weeks. These exercises are designed to stretch out your body and decompress your spine. They also have the added benefits of improving your flexibility and posture. Exercises with names such as Cobra, Super Cobra, and the Cat Stretch are similar to certain Yoga postures that have been around for thousands of years. One such Yoga routine, called The Salutation to the Sun, employs movements similar to a combination of the Cobra and Super Cobra, which have you lie face down on the floor and, with the support of your arms, lean your head back and arch your spine as much as possible. You then bring your hips up, putting the body into an inverted V, which bends the spine in the opposite direction. These exercises are very good, but if you think they’ll add 2-4″ of height you’ll be disappointed. Better to add that height instantly by getting some shoes to make men taller. Shoes to make men taller add immediately to your stature, and no one else will know. As an alternative, keep the shoes you now use and slip in some lift kits insoles. They work.