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How long does it take for overweight people like me to see my muscles appear after several workouts?
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
The amount of time needed to see muscle definition in overweight people is higher since excess fat drives down testosterone, the hormone that helps with muscle mass.
Also many people lose muscle mass with weight loss since they are not dieting well; recommend continue working out, eat protein, low carbs and drink lots of water.

In brief: Depends
The amount of time needed to see muscle definition in overweight people is higher since excess fat drives down testosterone, the hormone that helps with muscle mass.
Also many people lose muscle mass with weight loss since they are not dieting well; recommend continue working out, eat protein, low carbs and drink lots of water.
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Dr. Mehdi Qamar
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: It takes sometime
You will not see results immediately.
Depending on previous physical condition it may take several weeks to months. Persistence is the key. Although , you start benifiting right away and the process of fat loss and muscle building starts right away. Be persistent as exercise is the best way to improve your health and physical outlook. Stay away from shortcuts including commercial diet plans etc.

In brief: It takes sometime
You will not see results immediately.
Depending on previous physical condition it may take several weeks to months. Persistence is the key. Although , you start benifiting right away and the process of fat loss and muscle building starts right away. Be persistent as exercise is the best way to improve your health and physical outlook. Stay away from shortcuts including commercial diet plans etc.
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: 3-6 weeks
You should start seeing changes within 3-6 weeks.

In brief: 3-6 weeks
You should start seeing changes within 3-6 weeks.
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