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
In a perfect world, you always have time to complete your full workout. And you have a billions dollars and own a private island. Unfortunately, li...
By: Andy Haley
Sleds are great for building lower-body strength and power. Besides traditional sled pushes and pulls, you can perform many other exercises with th...
By: Andy Haley
The Problem With The Pull Up* The pull up* and it's many variations are staple movements in nearly every type of strength, performance and muscle...
By: John Rusin
J.J. Watt and Brian Cushing are two of the NFL's biggest workout warriors. In addition to being Houston Texans teammates, the two athletes have...
By: Brandon Hall
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.
Learn the routine used by the U.S. Men's Water Polo Team to develop their upper-body strength.
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.