It can be tempting to step on the scale following a week of intense workouts at the gym to check whether you’ve gained any muscle – but chances are, you haven’t.
In reality, building muscle doesn’t happen overnight – and it requires significant work and commitment to see results.
Noticeable, substantial muscle gain is more likely to take years rather than months and the amount of muscle weight gain possible in a month is actually quite small.
Any drastic weight fluctuations over the course of a month are typically the result of fluid loss or retention – and not new, bulging muscles. Read more…