Imagine a tasty, exotic, visually appealing smoothie that provides as much nourishment as or even more than typical muscle-building smoothies. Is that even possible? According to us, yes!
5 Good Ingredients To put In A Smoothie For Muscle Gain
It’s time to explore the muscle-building smoothie ingredients listed below. These ingredients are bursting with flavour and will help you create bigger muscles. The recipes with these ingredients can be made quickly—up to five minutes—and simple.
1. Protein Powder (Whey, Pea, Rice)
Protein powder is a must when we are trying to increase or maintain our muscle mass. The best choice is a whey protein powder that will feed your muscles for up to 4-5 hours. If you are following a vegan or vegetarian diet, your options are pea or rice protein powders that are also great; and can be implemented into your smoothies and shakes.
2. Bananas, Pineapple, Berries
Bananas, pineapple, and berries are the best choices of fruit to incorporate when you are following a fat loss or muscle-building plan. Additionally, bananas are rich in dietary fiber and potassium, pineapple contains the digestive enzyme bromelain that helps with protein breakdown, and berries are known to help with fighting belly fat and contain the highest levels of antioxidants.
3. Dates, Agave
When making a protein shake, always choose natural sugars like dates and agave. Dates are also a great source of dietary fiber and agave syrup will sweeten your smoothie with just a tiny amount.
4. Skim Milk, Almond Milk, Rice Milk, Oat Milk, Soy Milk.
Skim milk, almond milk, rice milk, oat milk, and soy milk they are all beneficial in their own ways; also give the smoothies different textures and flavors.Â Almond, rice, soy, and oat milk have a lighter texture and skim milk is great if you want to make your smoothie slightly more caloric.
Oats contain complex carbohydrates and fibre and will make your smoothie thicker. Also, oats are great if you want to replace a whole meal with Homemade protein smoothies. Combined with protein, a fruit of choice, and milk it can deliver the same macros as a solid meal.