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

Get in Shape With This Full-Body Outdoor Workout

The warm weather is now here and this is the perfect time to switch it up and add in a great bodyweight workout to your weekly routine. Let's face it,...

By: Ben Boudro

Try These 3 Landmine Exercises for Stronger and Healthier Shoulders

Has your shoulder routine gotten stale? Tired of doing the same shoulder exercises week after week, month after month? Are heavy barbell overhead...

By: Kevin Warren

3 Upper-Body Exercises That Are Safe and Effective for Baseball Players

Baseball strength training is a double-edged sword. It is important for increasing throwing velocity, but when done incorrectly, it can cause shoulder...

By: Jon Drees

7 Quick Tips to Build a Stonger Bench Press

Everyone wants a bigger bench press.. No matter the sport or age the first question someone asks when they find out you lift weights is, what do you...

By: John Papp

How to Train on the Road With Resistance Bands

Portable, Convenient Resistance Cables: Your Go-To Indoor/Outdoor Offseason Summer Workout Equipment By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Heading to a summer...

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.