Shoulders

Building muscle starts with upper-body and lower-body routines meant to help you progress as an athlete. Strong shoulders can help you throw harder, swing with more power or hit harder, no matter what sport you play. Let STACK's workout routines and training tips be your guide as your hit the weights and build up your delts.

Latest in Shoulders

2 Shoulder Workouts That'll Build Bigger Traps

There are various opinions on the best way to train the traps (trapezius muscles). Singling out one specific day or method to train the traps is...

By: Kelvin King Jr.

What is a Stinger and How to Treat It

You hear it all the time while watching NFL games, and it's said so nonchalantly: "Player X is on the sidelines after that play, but it looks he ...

By: Jordan Zirm

How to Create a Back Workout That Actually Works

Back workouts are an essential component of a complete training program that develops strong, powerful and resilient athletes. The back includes some ...

By: Andy Haley

Use Cable Machines to Build a Strong Chest and Core

When it comes to upper body lifting, the Bench Press is king. It allows for the most weight to be pressed, which provides the best way to gain both...

By: Samuel Feldman

STACK Sports Health: Check Your Shoulder Health With This Mobility Assessment

Your shoulders are pretty cool joints. They can move at high speed to throw a ball or swing a racquet and are strong enough to support hundreds of pou...

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Shoulders

STACK Sports Health: The Best Stretches for Baseball Players and Other Overhead Sport Athletes

Learn how to improve shoulder mobility to fend off common injuries that affect pitchers, tennis players, volleyball players and other overhead sports athletes.

The Houston Texans Shoulder-Strength Circuit

Braxton Miller, Will Fuller, Nick Martin and other Houston Texans rookies perform a circuit to stengthen their shoulders under guidance of strength coach Craig Fitzgerald.

How the U.S. Men's Water Polo Team Develops Upper-Body Strength

Learn the routine used by the U.S. Men's Water Polo Team to develop their upper-body strength.

Ricky Rubio: How to Safely Increase Shoulder Strength

Watch NBA star Ricky Rubio perform the Kettlebell Bottoms-Up Overhead Press to strengthen his shoulders.

NaVorro Bowman Shoulder-Strengthening Superset

To achieve peak strength and conditioning for the NFL season, All-Pro LB NaVorro Bowman performs a Rear Delt Fly-Kettlebell Swing superset during his off-season workouts.