Protein to Build Muscles

Core Contour wants to be your partner in reaching your fitness and weight loss goals. We know from experience that the Lagree Fitness workout gives tangible results over time. You will see the results in your waistline and the line of your hips, but it takes time, effort, and dedication. You’ll want to take group fitness classes on a regular basis and take your training seriously. Transforming your body and life takes dedication and we are here to back you up in your efforts. We all know that eating right is a big part of the transformation and one key factor in this is eating enough protein. Muscle is made of protein and your body needs it to build muscle. Protein is also metabolized more slowly than simple carbohydrates so eating protein is a good way to keep coal in the furnace so you don’t get hungry and eat food that sabotages your efforts.  Here are a few of our favorite high-protein snacks.
  • Cottage Cheese. We love this snack with some tabasco sauce  to give it some zip.
  • Hard boiled eggs are a protein powerhouses.
  • High Protein Oatmeal. Protein plus fiber, what could be better!
  • Banana with peanut butter. We love the indulgent feel we get when we smear peanut butter on a banana and take a bite- and repeat!
How much protein you need is a subject of debate but most people agree that within 30 minutes after your workout is the best time to eat protein for muscle recovery.We will continue the list in our next blog.