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
Ever notice how ripped up these olympic swimmers are? Take a look at Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte: You don't get those types of bodies from just...
By: Ben Boudro
Athletic training has changed a lot over the last century. Advances in knowledge and technology have been reflected in the methodologies of some of...
By: Brandon Hall
The High-Low Method Often, sports coaches think putting together an effective strength & conditioning program is all about exercise selection. The...
By: Shane Trotter
Latest Videos in Upper Body
Pro Bowl running back Latavius Murray uses the Vertimax and a 300-pound tractor tire to run through a variety of intense drills.
J.J. Watt's strength coach Brad Arnett demonstrates two upper-body exercises that improve upper-body strength and help to prevent injuries.
Club Med Academies Performance Specialist Sara Gauvreau shows you how to improve your balance and upper-body power with one exercise.
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.
Use these movements to build ultimate chest and back strength and muscle.