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From 145Lbs to 168Lbs in 4 Months: a Non Traditional Weight Journey

Learn how one Reddit user gained weight and transformed their physique with a specific diet and exercise plan.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A photo of a 5'11" man showing a muscle gain from 145 pounds to 168 pounds. A respectable gain of 23 pounds.
M/24/5’11” [145lbs >168lbs] (4 months) I know this isnt a weight loss but I am proud.
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


For many people, weight loss is the main goal when it comes to improving their physique. However, for Reddit user Neat_Airport_8013, the opposite was true.

The Challenge

Neat_Airport_8013 wanted to gain weight and build muscle in just four months. He began by researching different workout routines and diets that would help him achieve his goal.

The Diet

Neat_Airport_8013 followed a specific diet plan that involved increasing his protein intake and consuming more calories than he burned. He also incorporated supplements such as whey protein and creatine into his routine.

The Workout

In addition to his diet, Neat_Airport_8013 followed a rigorous workout regimen that focused on heavy lifting and compound exercises. He also made sure to get enough rest and recovery time to allow his muscles to grow.


After four months of hard work, Neat_Airport_8013 was able to gain 23lbs and transform his physique. His success serves as a reminder that weight loss is not the only way to achieve a healthier body, and that with dedication and the right plan, anyone can achieve their fitness goals.

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