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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Try These 3 Landmine Exercises for Stronger and Healthier Shoulders

Has your shoulder routine gotten stale? Tired of doing the same shoulder exercises week after week, month after month? Are heavy barbell overhead...

3 Upper-Body Exercises That Are Safe and Effective for Baseball Players

Baseball strength training is a double-edged sword. It is important for increasing throwing velocity, but when done incorrectly, it can cause shoulder...

7 Quick Tips to Build a Stonger Bench Press

Everyone wants a bigger bench press.. No matter the sport or age the first question someone asks when they find out you lift weights is, what do you...

How to Train on the Road With Resistance Bands

Portable, Convenient Resistance Cables: Your Go-To Indoor/Outdoor Offseason Summer Workout Equipment By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Heading to a summer...

The 6 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Your Upper Body

Bodyweight exercises can be a great option while traveling, if you are short on time, or after heavy strength work to build strength and size. Below are...

Top Prospect Casey Mittelstadt Failed to Complete One Pull-Up at NHL Combine

NHL prospect Casey Mittelstadt is one of the top players entering the 2017 NHL Draft. The 18-year-old will most likely get drafted in the top 10 and m...

How to Do Dips the Right Way

Dips are a bodyweight exercise that develops the triceps and other upper-body muscles. The exercise begins when you hold on to parallel bars with your...

Push-Up Grip Guide: How Different Hand Positions Change the Exercise

Push-Ups are a great bodyweight exercise because they require no equipment, target several key muscle groups, and effectively build strength and le...

This 30-Minute Kettlebell Challenge Will Test Your Limits

Are you ready for the full body kettlebell challenge? My brother, Brian Boudro posted this on his facebook the other day and I decided to give it a...

2 Advanced Push-Up Variations for Upper-Body and Core Strength

Push-ups are one of the fundamental exercises. They are a must have for virtually any sport, tactical athlete, obstacle racing, and functional fitness....

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