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 the Kneeling Band Press for Serious Shoulder Strength

When it comes to upper body exercises, the military press is a legend amongst all potential exercise selections. While sticking with the military press...

Glute Bridge Variations to Help Posture and Glute Activation

When it comes to studying, training, or anything involving the Glutes, Bret Contreras is the most knowledgeable resource around, he truly is The Glute...

How to Turn Hopscotch Into a Tough and Fun Outdoor Workout

Utilizing the Popular Playground Game Hopscotch for Elite Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Hopscotch is a generations-old game in which...

How to Build a Customized Full-Body Workout Plan in Minutes

Full-body workouts are popular for training the upper body, lower body and core in a single session. This allows athletes and others to train more mus...

Avoid Fumbles With This Ball Security Drill

No matter how fast or talented you are, one of the key attributes scouts, coaches and your teammates depend on is ball security. As you continue and/or...

Get Strong At Home With This 18-Minute Bodyweight Workout

18 minutes is all you need to get a full body, intense and sweat filled workout in! This at home workout is the one that I use for when I travel when I...

Dwight Howard's Strength Coach Provides the Best Upper-Body Exercise for Athletes

Create your athletic dominance with this go to exercise. I've trained some of the most powerful athletes in the world and this exercise is a must to...

This Chest Workout Will Test Your Strength and Give You a Serious Pump

Looking for a quick and intense upper body workout? I've been tinkering around with different ways to build the chest, triceps, and shoulders for years...

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 Athletes Can Use the Log Press to Improve Upper-Body Strength

Despite its many benefits, outside of strongman training programmes, the log press is not a commonly used exercise. If your training facility happens to...

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