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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.