It could take two months before you start seeing gains in the latter.
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A spike in strength could take as little as three weeks with the speed and endurance benefits happening shortly thereafter, but it could take up to two months before you notice an uptick in lean muscle, says Berenc. In up to six months, the skeletal system will become denser. “Our bones adapt to training just like our muscles; they get stronger so they can withstand impact or the strain of performance.”