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

Struggling with Deadlifts? Try These Alternative Exercises

The Conventional Deadlift is a fantastic full-body exercise. And had you asked me a few years ago whether everyone should do them, I would have answered...

By: Yunus Barisik

Raiders QB Derek Carr Can't Resist Doing Arm Exercises on Leg Day

The Oakland Raiders' season did not end on a positive note. After looking like favorites to win the AFC West, they lost their last game of the regular...

By: Rob Scott

The 'Great Eight' Exercises Are Guaranteed to Build Muscle

There exists eight proven movements that have built lots of muscle on all kinds of people for decades. These movements are simple in nature and use...

By: Beau Bradbury

Get Stronger Outdoors With These 4 Unique Exercises

Let's say you're staying in a hotel, out of town, in a park, another part of the country where you do not have access to all the bells and whistles....

By: Kelvin King Jr.

Why Baseball Players Need to Combine Core and Shoulder Exercises

Observe your average high school or college weight room while the baseball team is training, and you're guaranteed to see a plethora of ab and shoulder...

By: Mike Sirani

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.