THE OLDER YOU get, the wiser you are — but the older you get, the more your joints hurt too.

Once you hit 40, things don’t tend to work the same way they did when you were 25 — your body is creaky, your muscles take longer to recover, and your aerobic conditioning and power starts to take a dip. But does that mean you should slow down in the gym? Not one bit. All you need to do is make a few changes to your exercises and routine and you’ll be good to go, adding power like your 25-year-old self.

Follow this program and you’ll be able to gain muscle, build strength, and maybe even feel like your 25-year-old self again.

How This Workout Works:

This workout won’t pound your body with strenuous Olympic-style lifts or an extreme amount of volume.

Instead, these workouts are designed to give you the stimulus for muscle growth without putting a toll on your body.

First, these exercises are joint friendly: they don’t put the same amount of stress on your lower back, knees, or shoulders as other traditional strength programs. Second, we include more unilateral — or “single-limb” — exercises to promote more balance and reduce the external load on your body. Read More…