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

This 30-Minute Kettlebell Challenge Will Test Your Limits

Are you ready for the full body kettlebell challenge? My brother, Brian Boudro posted this on his facebook the other day and I decided to give it a...

By: Ben Boudro

2 Advanced Push-Up Variations for Upper-Body and Core Strength

Push-ups are one of the fundamental exercises. They are a must have for virtually any sport, tactical athlete, obstacle racing, and functional fitness....

By: Tammy Kovaluk

Try the Kneeling Band Press for Serious Shoulder Strength

When it comes to upper body exercises, the military press is a legend amongst all potential exercise selections. While sticking with the military press...

By: Travis Hansen

Glute Bridge Variations to Help Posture and Glute Activation

When it comes to studying, training, or anything involving the Glutes, Bret Contreras is the most knowledgeable resource around, he truly is The Glute...

By: Samuel Feldman

How to Turn Hopscotch Into a Tough and Fun Outdoor Workout

Utilizing the Popular Playground Game Hopscotch for Elite Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Hopscotch is a generations-old game in which...

By: Jim Carpentier

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.