With the bounty of information on the best types of foods and supplements to consume shortly after an intense workout, I hope these science-backed nutrition ideas can help cut through the glut and put the pep in your muscle recovery step. Berry Berry Good Muscle Recovery With Blueberries These tasty little buggers are big on antioxidants that spur muscle recovery. A 2012 study out of New Zealand fed test subjects blueberry smoothies prior-to and post-workout and concluded that a significant (p = 0.047) interaction effect was seen for peak isometric tension suggesting a faster rate of recovery in the blueberry… Read More »