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How long would it take to look buff again with weight training?

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Dr. Bruce Prager
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In brief: Depends

What is your baseline? If you are morbidly obese then it is going to take a lot longer then if you are just a few pounds overweight.
Usually most people will see visible changes within 4 -6 weeks utilizing a combination weight training and dieting. Seeing increased muscle mass will take on the average of 2-3 months depending on nutrition and your intensity of workout.

In brief: Depends

What is your baseline? If you are morbidly obese then it is going to take a lot longer then if you are just a few pounds overweight.
Usually most people will see visible changes within 4 -6 weeks utilizing a combination weight training and dieting. Seeing increased muscle mass will take on the average of 2-3 months depending on nutrition and your intensity of workout.
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