Examples of high-protein foods include:

  • beef
  • poultry
  • fish
  • eggs
  • beans
  • nuts

You also need enough carbohydrates to fuel your muscles. If you’re strength training two or more times per week, carbohydrates should make up at least 50 percent of your daily calories.

Examples of carbs include:

  • vegetables
  • quinoa
  • barley
  • legumes
  • potatoes
  • whole grains

Additionally, an adequate intake of fat, vitamins, and minerals is necessary for building muscle.

Muscle mass is a part of your lean body mass. Typically, the more muscle you have, the less prone you are to injury, chronic disease, and early death. Muscle mass also indicates the physical function, including mobility and balance.

So, now that you all know the importance of exercise and diet that especially in maintaining your muscle mass and encounter the loss that leads to severe issues.

With this note always remember to add a workout to your daily routine instead of making it an excuse or seasonal activity. Keep reading for some more interesting bodyweight work out in my next article that you all can perform at home, no injuries, and helps to build muscle mass.

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