Originally Posted by Polymath
No we wasn't. Nobody gets stronger in their 40's. He was a fatass who could push lighter guys like a sumo (and was still immensly strong of course), but in no way was he (or anyone, ever) stronger than he was in his prime.
If they start lifting weights and haven't done it before they do.
(And he was in his late 30's when he started his comeback, not 40's.)