What to Expect From Penis Enlargement (PE)

Written by Mike and Jeff on January 2, 2016

We Know it Works, But How well and What Should I Expect?

PE does work, but not to the degree that those "gain 4+ inches on your penis" advertisements say, but it does work.

The most important thing is to stay committed, even if you just do 10 minutes a day.

Kobe Bryant is committed to the sport

Say what you want about Kobe, but none can deny his commitment to the sport, despite the haters.

There are a lot of psychological factors going through guys' minds.

There are guys that quit and it's usually because they're expecting too much and too fast.

The guys that gain and persevere generally understand how this stuff works a little better. These guys after a while (1-2 months) start to see modest gains, which helps them stick with it.

The Common questions are:

  • How Much Will I Gain?
  • When Will I See Gains?

We'll try to give some perspective on this so you can understand where we're coming from when we have to say "it depends," and perhaps figure out what the answers to these question actually are.

Newbie Gains Are Experienced Just Like In Basic Fitness

Even though penis enhancement involves 3 different types of tissue (mainly: smooth muscle tissue and organ tissue) the growth process is similar to skeletal muscle hypertrophy (aka working out/lifting weights). You break down the tissue, with proper rest, it comes back bigger and stronger (and longer in this case). This is called Hyperplasia.

Tissue mass grows when cells divide, over and over.

Just like "working out," an untrained dick will adapt and grow very quickly. With regular exercise, both your body and dick will see significant tissue growth in the first 1 to 12 months. It is sometimes thought that after 12 months of regular exercise, you are probably at 80-90% your genetic capacity for total growth. Your rate of growth will be very fast in the first year. After that, it is much harder.

If you have no prior PE experience, with regular exercise, you can probably expect .5" - 1.25" of growth in 9-12 months. Even though it's a large range, it's very significant because it is not zero.

This estimation is assuming you do just manual exercising (stretching, jelqing) and not using a penis extender device.

Will I Ever Be Hung? You and Your Genetic Potential

Mike (whom some of you got emails from) on the PhalloGauge team started at just under 5" (erect),as of writing this he is now a 6.8". His goal is to hit 7.5" within the next 6 months.

These are very real gains, and a very realistic expectation. The reason is because it takes into account Mike's genetic potential. That is, he will never have a 9" penis, simply due to the fact that hyperplasia is not possible past this point because genetically, Mike cannot generate more hormones to help stimulate growth in this area.

He might be able to reach 8" but as mentioned earlier, after 12 months of exercises, your rate of growth will significantly drop. That is, an 8" growth might be possible if Mike continues to stretch for 5-10 more years. However, at this point, the bottleneck in the growth process is the genetic limit.

We do feel most guys can naturally gain 1.75" to 2" inches in length if they commit to a PE routine (and lose any excess weight). For most guys, it will put them significantly above the average penis size.

Girth gains will vary, probably from .75-1.5" but pump devices like the Bathmate and Penomet make it possible to gain significant amounts of girth pretty quickly. Much more than just jelqing alone can offer. Jelqing alone is quite helpful for size, overall (length and girth).

Genetic Ceilings (Genetic Limits)

Both your dick and your body have a certain "genetic ceiling."

With manual exercise, you'll only get so big. Add the devices, you'll get a little bigger.* Then you'll kind of hit a wall and you'll need certain synthetic growth factors (HGH, IGF-1) to [create hyperplasia, additional cellular growth] continue growing.

This isn't unlike working out. Train naturally and eat right, you'll only get so big and strong. Toss in some supplements, you'll get a little bigger and stronger. Eventually you'll need to alter your hormonal profile so your body can continue to grow and support additional muscle (e.g Steroids).

Newbie Gains, Supplements, then Hormone Altering Drugs are all parallels to PE

The average guy that starts with a dick 5-6" probably has about 2" of growth in them. Maybe a little more. Like we said with Mike he started at 4.9", He's at about 5.9" now after 8 months.

Guys that start at 7-8" might have 2.5-3" of growth in them. Perhaps more.

Guys that start at 4-5" still probably have still have potential for 2" of growth.

Using devices are a good idea regardless if you've hit a plateau, they speed up your gains.

How Gains Happen - Keep Perspective and Motivated

We tell guys that it takes 4 or 5 months to see gains. This is partly to lower expectations just a bit. However, the truth is, you actually gain a little bit from every workout.

The problem with that statement? You can't see a day-to-day difference with the naked eye.

Literally, you can't see it. You will gain ~.005" per day, if you're lucky.

Let's put some real numbers on it, using a clinical study with a penis traction device.

In the SizeGenetics clinical study, guys grew an average of 1 inch in 6 months. That's a lot.

It's unlikely that these guys "saw" gains on a weekly basis however.

Lets break it down-

1 inch in 6 months = ~.16" a month. = ~.04" a week = ~.005" a day

They probably didn't "see" gains until after the second month. In fact, it wasn't until month 3 that results were considered "statistically significant."

So just keep this in mind.

Progress is made one workout at a time, but it all adds up.

Mike's penis isn't massive but he has gotten the inch of growth in the expected time (6-8 months) -- nearly exactly the results were found in the clinical study above. It's the product of 100s of workouts and commitment to using his penis extender device.

This isn't to discourage your from starting PE. In fact, the newbie gains in the first 6-12 months are exciting and you should definitely go for it.

Just know that- it's working.

Every little bit you do is making a non-zero positve change on your size.

This too isn't unlike working out, people can "see" changes in their body composition easier because your muscle are bigger than your penis.

In the first year you might grow ~.0025" per workout, after that- it might be ~.0005". Try to enjoy the process, use the Bathmate to inflate your dick to superhuman proportions, nail some girls, do your exercises, just don't look for daily changes, get disappointed and quit.

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