Foods That Increase Testosterone Levels and Muscle Development

Building muscle quickly require that you train hard and eat the right foods. Eating is just as important as hitting the gym. So, what I'm going to share with you are the top foods that build muscle quickly. That way, you can get the most out of your workouts.

I'll categorize the foods you should eat by protein and carbohydrates. Be sure to consume at least 1 gram of protein per pound of bodyweight and 1.5 grams of carbs per pound of bodyweight. An example would be if you weigh 180 pounds, you'll need to consume at least 180 grams of protein per day and 270 grams of carbs per day.

Now that we got that out the way, let's go over the foods that will help you build muscle quickly.


When trying to build muscles quickly, you should definitely add lean red meats (steak), lean chicken, turkey, tuna, salmon, and eggs to your meal plan. It's important that you eat lean meats. Although, salmon and red meats have fats in them, they will help you increase your testosterone levels, which will help with muscle growth, fat loss, and tremendous increase in your strength.

Other protein sources to add to your meal plan are cottage cheese, tilapia, and whey protein shakes.


Some high quality carbohydrate sources that you should eat are brown rice, whole wheat breads and pastas, oatmeal, and fruits. These are complex carbs that won't trigger fat gain. The majority of your carbs should come from complex carb sources.

You will need to consume simple carbs in order to recover from your workouts. Make sure you consume simple carbs first thing in the morning and after your workouts. Great simple carb sources are powerade, white bread with jelly, baked potato, or bagel.

These are some foods that build muscle quickly. Eat these foods, train hard, and watch how fast your muscles grow.

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Posted on Dec 8, 2010