Upper Body Articles

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.

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2 Full-Body Circuit Workouts for Time-Crunched Training

For many athletes, planning quality workouts amidst academic and sports commitments is challenging. Thus, circuit training is an ideal option for sche...

Save Time and Make More Gains: Paired Set Training

One of an athlete's greatest limitations is time. With the demands of practices, skill work, sleep, school, etc., it can be hard to find an extra hour...

The Simple Cue That Will Fix Your Landmine Shoulder Press

When it comes to shoulder exercises, it's tough to find a bigger bang for your buck than the landmine shoulder press. It's got it all. Landline presses...

3 Easy Ways to do More Pull-Ups

3 Ways To Do More Pull Ups Pull-ups are one of the most difficult exercises out there, but if you are able to progress it is one of the best body weight...

5 Special Considerations for Female Athlete Workouts

Contrary to what some believe, female athletes do not need to train all that much different from male athletes. Just like males, females need to be...

3 Supersets That Guarantee Big Gains for Athletes

If you've ever stepped foot in a weightroom, odds are you're familiar with supersets. A superset is a training method that calls for performing a f...

Build Total-Body Strength With Just 2 Exercises

This workout is all about going vertical! We're getting after it with just two exercises; pull ups and clean and press. The pull-ups will be a 3-second...

5 Lower-Body Sled Exercises That Build Strength and Power

Sleds are an incredible tool for any athlete to build strength, power, and conditioning. They are incredibly versatile and can be used for many...

How to Perform the Deadlift With Flawless Technique

  The Deadlift is a fairly simple exercise. You pick a heavy bar off the ground then put it down again. Yet, it's one of—if not the most—effec...

2 Shoulder Workouts That'll Build Bigger Traps

There are various opinions on the best way to train the traps (trapezius muscles). Singling out one specific day or method to train the traps is...

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