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The Best Foods To Help You Build Muscle


This week we have a great discussion on some of the best foods you can eat to help you build more muscle.

we receive many questions on which exercises help build up your muscles and we love getting the chance to learn more bout you and your routines. Building up muscle takes a 2 pronged approach in that you need to be consistent with your resistance exercises but you should also be eating the right foods. Doing both regularly and consistently will help keep you muscles strong and in shape.


But which foods are best for building muscle?

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In This Episode You Will Learn:

1). Some of Meredith’s experiences in working with seniors about their common diets and how meat and protein sources aren’t always eaten as much as it should be and the many other types of protein sources available besides meat.

2). Meredith’s thoughts on using protein powders and or protein drinks to get your protein amounts in.

3).  Why working out and lifting weights is not enough to build muscle, proper nutrition and intake amounts are just as important.


4). Meredith’s suggestions of certain foods that you should consider adding to your weekly diet if you want to build muscle and maintain good strength.

5). Also some great suggestions of foods to be used as energy sources to help get you through your workouts that aren’t protein rich but are still very important.

Originally published August 03, 2021

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