For those of you who want to burn fat, you have to build muscle, and for those of you who want to build muscle, you have to burn fat. Simply put, there is just no way around it…you are going to have to burn fat AND build muscle (I’m not talking Arnold Schwarzenegger muscle here, just lean muscle). However, what you eat is incredibly important in your quest to burn fat and build muscle.
So, what it is the best food to eat to burn fat and build muscle?
Protein is the catalyst of any successful weight loss, fat burning, and muscle building program. If you don’t get an adequate Eat Sleep Burn amount of protein daily, the results you’ll see will be few if any.
The best foods to eat to burn fat and build muscle and contain good amounts of protein are:
1. Protein shakes: (Convenient, tasty, and jam packed with up 20-40 grams of protein per serving. Try to go for brands that do not contain a lot of fat and calories.)
2. Poultry: Chicken (lean breast), turkey (lean breast).
3. Fish: In particular, salmon and tuna.
4. Nuts: Almonds are the best.
If you add these foods into your daily diet, you will notice very quickly fat loss and toned muscles starting to show.
Besides getting an adequate amount of protein daily, you still must follow all of the other basic principles of a healthy lifestyle to see quick and consistent results. Those principles are proper nutrition, drink plenty of water daily, get plenty of sleep every night, cardio exercise and weight training exercise.