10 Best Muscle Building Foods
Everyone wants muscle. Maybe not necessarily the big body builder kind, but athlete build is not bad at all. It takes time and training consistency to build the type of muscles you want and the food you eat is just as important.
Milk is is nutrient dense, full of protein and contains essential amino acids. Ever heard the acronym G.O.M.A.D? Which stands for, a gallon of milk a day.
The chicken breast is low in fats, while the dark meat has higher fat content. The chicken is perfect for muscle building needs.
As a low-fat high quality protein, fish is filled with important vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids.
4. Peanut Butter
Calorie dense, packed with good fats and it has protein. An essential food for growing mass and muscle.
Eat a bowl for breakfast or mix it in with your post workout shake. This carb helps you power through training.
Eggs are inexpensive and have about 7-8 grams of protein per egg. Boiled, scrambled or pouched it doesn’t matter.
Bananas have three types of sugars. Fructose, sucrose and glucose, these sugars are prime for pre/post training.
9 grams of protein per ounce. Low saturated fat content. Plus, it’s a fairly cheap meat.
9. Sweet Potato
Easy to make and sweet to eat. Sweet potatoes are a complex carbohydrate with B vitamins.
This nut is a perfect snack for your muscles. Full of protein and fiber, almonds helps you feel full while repairing worn muscles.