Shoulders Articles

Building muscle starts with upper-body and lower-body routines meant to help you progress as an athlete. Strong shoulders can help you throw harder, swing with more power or hit harder, no matter what sport you play. Let STACK's workout routines and training tips be your guide as your hit the weights and build up your delts.

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The Most Important Muscles Your Workout Overlooks

You should be training your rear delts several times a week to improve your shoulder health. Ironically, they're among the most neglected muscle group...

6 Ways to Improve Your Push-Up Strength

Many people are never coached how to do a push-up, leaving those challenged by the exercise on their own. Push-ups are one of those exercises that are...

A 15-Minute Mini-Band Workout That Will Challenge Your Entire Body

Think a mini band workout is too easy for you? Think again! I used to look at the mini-bands and see them as "a warm-up tool" or just a piece of...

How to Find Your Perfect Bench Press Grip

Is Your Bench Press Grip Hurting Your Shoulders? It's no surprise to hear that the traditional barbell bench press is one of the most notoriously hard...

5 Best Shoulder Exercises You Can Do At Home

When it comes to shoulder exercise and developing the "bowling balls"  people want, most minds go straight to the same old tricks and the same old...

How the Military Press Benefits Athletes

As of right now, I think that most trainers and coaches tend to avoid most forms of military pressing with their athletes, primarily because they are...

Use Lateral Raises to Build Shredded Shoulders (with Variations and Form Fixes)

The Lateral Raise is a popular exercise that builds larger deltoids, which are the rounded muscles on the top of your arms at your shoulders. It's a s...

How the Serape Effect Can Increase Throwing Velocity

The serape effect refers to the stretch of musculature on our body that criss crosses diagonally from our shoulders to our hips. It gets the name serape...

How to Foam Roll Your Shoulders to Relieve Pain and Improve Range of Motion

Many athletes foam roll their lower bodies, but neglect the upper half. (Learn how to foam roll your upper back.) That's a missed opportunity because ...

The 5 Best Kettlebell Shoulder Exercises

The shoulders are one hell of a joint. This complex ball and socket contraption allows for an incredible amount of freedom and function. Because of...

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