This chest workout consists of only one exercise—the pushup—but it’s hard as hell. That’s because it uses varying tempos to cumulatively challenge the same muscle groups, says Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour. First, you’ll go as fast as possible, cranking out as many reps as you can in a row. This tempo provides constant tension in your pecs, maximizing muscle growth, he says.
Gaining Muscle After 40: A Complete Beginner's Guide!
Is it possible for me to regain the body I once had and put on some muscle at my age? You can, but you will have to take a different approach. Here's a complete training program for a better over-40 physique. Learn more.