The weight loss/gain story can be a cliche of a training camp in any sport.
The standard is a good 10 to 15 pounds, up or down. Players add muscle or trim fat. It’s an easy this-person-looks-different-than-they-did-the-last-time-we-saw-them story that you find at the start of a season.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.cfl.ca/2021/07/16/26-pounds-brayden-lenius-looks-next-step-w-riders/