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

Why You Should Be Foam Rolling Your Upper Body

Do you own a foam roller? Do you use it on your legs and glutes? What about your upper body? Why do we foam roll? The idea behind foam rolling is to...

By: Matt Tanneberg

Do This Kettlebell Wrestling Workout for Elite Conditioning

Wrestlers wear it as a badge of honor when they hear how tough you have to be to get through a typical training session. The general qualities needed to...

By: Erick Avila

Can You Handle the 'Rocky IV' Workout?

Rocky Balboa's training montages are nothing short of legendary, and the Rocky IV montage is the pinnacle of Rocky awesomeness. He travels to the fo...

By: Andy Haley

Bench Press 315 Pounds With This Training Plan

How to Bench Press 315 Nothing looks more badass than pressing 315 off your chest. The Bench Press is the exercise that separates men from boys. Every...

By: Chris Hitchko

Find Out Why Oklahoma City Big Man Steven Adams Pushes People Around Before Games

Steven Adams, the Oklahoma City Thunder big man who hails from New Zealand, is having a whale of a postseason. He's averaging just shy of a double-d...

By: Jordan Zirm

Latest Videos in Upper Body

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.

The Ultimate Chest and Back Workout

Use these movements to build ultimate chest and back strength and muscle.

4 Challenging Med Ball Variations for Explosive Upper-Body Strength

These four med ball variations will help you build upper-body strength and explosiveness.

NaVorro Bowman Fast-Twitch Upper-Body Superset

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.

STACK Fitness Weekly: The Guide to Building a Big Bench Press

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.