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It takes a few days, beginning immediately. This is why you shouldn't train the same muscles for a few days. It takes a little less though for slow-twitch fibers, like those of your abs.

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Q: After weight lifting how long does your body build muscle?
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Do skinny people gain weight when exercising?

They can from exercises that effectively build muscle such as weight lifting. Obviously, you aren't going to gain weight from body fat. :P

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