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

2 Upper-Body Workouts for Pitchers That Build Strength and Durability

Workouts for pitchers is a hotly debated topic. Nowhere is this more true than when looking at upper body workouts for the baseball pitcher. The upper...

By: John Cissik

Build Speed and Endurance With These Hill Workouts

A hill is an incredible workout tool. It immediately makes everything you do more difficult, because, well, you're moving up an incline. Yes, you c...

By: Andy Haley

The Most Challenging Exercise You'll Ever Try

You probably rolled down a hill at some point when you were a kid. Maybe you even had races with your friends to see who could roll down the hill th...

By: Andy Haley

Why Hammer Curls Build Bigger Arms

When in the weight room, most lifters choose to focus on the arms at some point in their routine. When working the arms, curls are often the weapon of...

By: Steve Green

Use This Push-Pull Workout to Boost Upper-Body Strength

There are many ways to build an upper-body strength workout. Alternating between pushing and pulling exercises is a common and efficient way to boost...

By: Tom Postema

Latest Videos in Upper Body

The Ultimate Chest and Back Workout

Use these movements to build ultimate chest and back strength and muscle.

4 Challenging Med Ball Variations for Explosive Upper-Body Strength

These four med ball variations will help you build upper-body strength and explosiveness.

NaVorro Bowman Fast-Twitch Upper-Body Superset

To build his upper-body strength and endurance, NFL All-Pro LB NaVorro Bowman performs a Lat Pulldown-Med Ball Slam superset as part of his off-season training.

STACK Fitness Weekly: The Guide to Building a Big Bench Press

In this episode of STACK Fitness Weekly, Rick Scarpulla provides a detailed explanation of how to build a bigger Bench Press by altering your technique and approach to the exercise.

Todd Durkin's World-Class Workouts: Timed Push-Up Challenge

How strong is your upper body? Find out with Todd Durkin's Timed Push-Up Challenge, and tweet your results to <a href="http://twitter.com/stackmedia" target="_blank">@STACKMedia</a>.