Having firm muscles means strength, good health, and manliness for most men. However, building muscle after 40 might be difficult for them to achieve due to aging. You might have been a very athletic man when you were younger, but don’t be surprised or embarrassed if you can’t do the same things you used to do, like joining marathons or lifting heavy objects. The good news is, it’s never too late to build muscles even in your forties. Here are some of the ways on how you can still achieve that strong muscular look you’ve been wanting.
I had a coworker at the last job, with whom I used to chat during our lunch break. He seemed like a true gym bro; always talking about his training split and ͚meal-prep Saturdays͛. The peculiar thing was, he never changed much; all year round. He had the same skinny-fat look with some muscularity. I saw his gym bag daily with his branded apparel; wrist wraps, knee wraps, compression shorts and what not. So, he did hit the gym daily and according to him, his sessions are at least two hours long.
If the gym is a country then compound movements are its king! They rule the country. They demand respect! If training is like a jungle then compound movements are the Mufasa (or Simba)! If compound movements are Simba then Isolation movements are like Pumba or Timon! They support compound movements but are in no way superior than Simba! Not making any sense, am I? Let me start over: