Superfoods For Rapid Lean Muscle Growth

1. Tart cherries

This superfood's greatest strength lies in its anti-inflammatory effects. 

Tart cherries

Runners who drank sour cherry juice for a week before a race and on race day had much less muscle soreness and inflammation than men who got a placebo.

2. Salmon

Salmon is a great source of protein—35 grams in a six-ounce fillet" is how Villacorta describes the fish's high protein content.

Salmon

Salmon is also a great source of anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty oils, which are great for post-exercise muscle recovery.

3. Quinoa

Its potency stems from the healthy ratio of carbohydrates to proteins. 

Quinoa

Quinoa is a complete protein because it contains all nine of the amino acids your body needs after a workout.

More Stories