Upper Body

Having a strong, healthy upper body plays a pivotal role in many aspects of an athlete's performance. Whether your game involves throwing, catching, making tackles or running, a weak upper body could be holding you back from the next level. STACK's teamed up with the top trainers and elite athletes for advice on how to get a strong upper body, including a wide range of exercises and workout plans.

Latest in Upper Body

Get Strong At Home With This 18-Minute Bodyweight Workout

18 minutes is all you need to get a full body, intense and sweat filled workout in! This at home workout is the one that I use for when I travel when I...

By: Ben Boudro

Dwight Howard's Strength Coach Provides the Best Upper-Body Exercise for Athletes

Create your athletic dominance with this go to exercise. I've trained some of the most powerful athletes in the world and this exercise is a must to...

By: Bryan Meyer

This Chest Workout Will Test Your Strength and Give You a Serious Pump

Looking for a quick and intense upper body workout? I've been tinkering around with different ways to build the chest, triceps, and shoulders for years...

By: Ben Boudro

A 15-Minute Mini-Band Workout That Will Challenge Your Entire Body

Think a mini band workout is too easy for you? Think again! I used to look at the mini-bands and see them as "a warm-up tool" or just a piece of...

By: Ben Boudro

How Athletes Can Use the Log Press to Improve Upper-Body Strength

Despite its many benefits, outside of strongman training programmes, the log press is not a commonly used exercise. If your training facility happens to...

By: Will Davis

Latest Videos in Upper Body

NFL Running Back Latavius Murray's Exhausting Tractor Tire Workout

Pro Bowl running back Latavius Murray uses the Vertimax and a 300-pound tractor tire to run through a variety of intense drills.

How J.J. Watt Builds a Strong and Durable Upper Body

J.J. Watt's strength coach Brad Arnett demonstrates two upper-body exercises that improve upper-body strength and help to prevent injuries.

Improve Explosive Upper-Body Power and Balance with this Exercise

Club Med Academies Performance Specialist Sara Gauvreau shows you how to improve your balance and upper-body power with one exercise.

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.

Carli Lloyd Upper Body Strength and Power Circuit

Carli Lloyd, a midfielder for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, performs the Bench Press and Physioball Explosive Med Ball Press to develop upper body strength and power.