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

The Most Effective Way to Build Strong and Pain-Free Shoulders

Don't let traditional direct shoulder work beat up your joints and leave you hurt in the process. There's a more intelligent way to hammer the muscles...

By: John Rusin

This Tip Will Instantly Improve Your Bench Press Form

How do you set up for a bench press? Do you lay on the bench, unrack the bar and just go to town pressing? Or do you take your time to set up and cue...

By: John Papp

This Advanced Upper-Body Workout Will Sculpt Your Shoulders

As you get stronger and develop your physique, the simple tips you started with won't be enough to help you progress. This is especially true when it...

By: Roger Lockridge

3 Ways to Get Stronger With a Trap Bar

For six NFL seasons, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has tormented NFL defenses. He's too big and strong for faster defensive backs to control. An...

By: Andy Haley

Blast Your Upper Body With This Shoulder Plate Raise Workout

Plate Raises if used correctly are great to build strength in the shoulder region; used by many for stronger fuller trapezius muscles (which are...

By: Kelvin King Jr.

Latest Videos in Shoulders

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.

STACK Fitness Weekly: How to Keep Your Shoulders Strong and Healthy

In this episode of STACK Fitness Weekly, Tony Gentilcore shows baseball players how they can safely increase their shoulder strength.