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
Baseball season is long and grueling. In the major leagues, they play 162 games plus playoffs, in college they play around 50 games plus playoffs. Teams...
By: Matt Tanneberg
Ready for a high intensity upper body workout? Just this morning my trainer John Papp and I were thrown a curve ball. We wanted to join in our adult...
By: Ben Boudro
Having muscular, powerful looking chest muscles is right up there with arms as a symbol for strength and power. Many athletes are concerned about...
By: Eric Weinbrenner
Latest Videos in Upper Body
Use these movements to build ultimate chest and back strength and muscle.
These four med ball variations will help you build upper-body strength and explosiveness.
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.
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.
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>.