Gaining muscle mass is the fashion statement for every guy these days. But, gaining muscle is not an easy affair. Ask your fitness lover friends, what it means to them to gain some muscle mass. They will tell all about motivation and a target goal. Well, that is the first important ingredient which will pull you towards the right direction and lay the foundation of successful muscle gain regime. So if you are not still clear why you want to gain muscle mass, then find it out. Clarity is very important before starting out the intensive goal of building muscle mass.
I personally have felt that people including me just binge on some calorie dense foods for gaining weight and building muscle mass. That’s right because you won’t gain weight and put on some mass on your muscles by eating foods which will deprive you of energy levels sooner. Good weight gain happens when you are eating more calories than you are spending (Hope all of you know that J).
Aware of calorie dense foods!!!…… What you need to include more in your diet plan?
Any guesses? Off course some colorful fruits. Fruits are the first option people think when they are on weight loss regime. Hardly did any underweight or muscle building freak know the importance of fruits helping in putting on some fat?. Yes, Fruits has been regarded as complete foods in all aspects. Binging on fruits is very important in general too for a healthy body.
So, what makes fruits muscle friendly?
There are some admirable qualities of fruits which make them muscle friendly. Fruits help to increase muscle growth in a healthy way. So this is how-
Potassium stuffed fruits great for your muscles
Fruits are packed with potassium and potassium is an important mineral which helps in building muscle. It helps in boosting protein synthesis and protein is all that your muscle needs.
Fruits are carbohydrate rich
All gym going people must be aware of the fact that why their gym instructor put stress on Including high proportion of carbohydrates in their diet. Fruits have carbohydrate as their major macronutrient so along with carbohydrate rich foods like oatmeal, whole wheat breads, sweet potatoes etc, include some fruits in your food plate.
Fruits have natural antioxidants
Fruits are rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants rich food protects unwanted chemical reactions which lead to damages in muscle area while working out. Antioxidants are good for your skin too. So indulge in fruits: D
Top 5 Fruits to Gain Muscle Mass
Here is the fruit spotlight to gain muscle mass. These are as follows-
Bananas are the perfect blend of right amount of potassium and good carbohydrate content. An average banana has 422 mg of potassium and 27 gram of carbohydrate. Fairly good amount! Banana is the most important Post workout nutritious fruit .Banana shake delight after workout can do wonders to your muscle growth!!
The incredible nutritional Avocadoes provide good amount potassium, nutrients, fats and dietary fibers. An average sized avocado has around 600-700 mg of potassium, 23 grams of fats and 4.6 grams of fiber. To add, it gives you 250 calories. This green color fruit is a delight for your muscle!!!
Kiwis are a fruit which appeals to both eyes and tempting taste buds. Packed with good amount of antioxidants, vitamin C, fiber and potassium, it is great green delight for putting on some healthy muscle gain. An average sized kiwi has 5.52 grams of fiber, 20 vital nutrients and 272 mg of potassium. So go, grab some kiwis and enjoy this green black dotted fruit delight.
An apple a day keeps a doctor away. There is more to this bright red fruit. An average sized apple provides 4.7 gram of fiber, 22.7 gram of carbohydrate and 200 mg of potassium. An apple before workout can keep you in good strength while doing workout.
The summer food watermelons is a muscle friendly fruit which helps in improving blood circulation to the muscle area and helps in replenishment of nutrients thus giving a good muscle growth. An average sized watermelon has 1.2 gram of fiber and 320 mg of potassium. Relish the summer red fruit for healthy muscle mass.
Go and grab these five miracle fruits and include these muscle building fruits in your balanced diet. The power of nutritious fruits can help you in building muscles.
Share how these fruits have helped you in muscle building regime.
Read more – Protein rich diet for weight gain.