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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Build a Strong Upper Body and Core With the Hanging Single-Arm Press

You have been benching and pressing to complement all your hard work, now try putting your body in an awkward but safe position to perform two different...

Why Hammer Curls Build Bigger Arms

When in the weight room, most lifters choose to focus on the arms at some point in their routine. When working the arms, curls are often the weapon of...

Struggling with Deadlifts? Try These Alternative Exercises

The Conventional Deadlift is a fantastic full-body exercise. And had you asked me a few years ago whether everyone should do them, I would have answered...

Raiders QB Derek Carr Can't Resist Doing Arm Exercises on Leg Day

The Oakland Raiders' season did not end on a positive note. After looking like favorites to win the AFC West, they lost their last game of the regular...

The 'Great Eight' Exercises Are Guaranteed to Build Muscle

There exists eight proven movements that have built lots of muscle on all kinds of people for decades. These movements are simple in nature and use...

Get Stronger Outdoors With These 4 Unique Exercises

Let's say you're staying in a hotel, out of town, in a park, another part of the country where you do not have access to all the bells and whistles....

Why Baseball Players Need to Combine Core and Shoulder Exercises

Observe your average high school or college weight room while the baseball team is training, and you're guaranteed to see a plethora of ab and shoulder...

Try This Kettlebell Exercise to Jump Higher and Sprint Faster

The Band-Resisted Kettlebell Swing is one of the easiest ways to make the Kettlebell Swing more difficult, and in turn make you a faster and more expl...

This EMOM Workout Will Challenge Your Strength and Endurance

Developing a strong resiliant body should be the basis of every training program. For atheltes, resiliancy is arguably the most important attribute one...

Build Full-Body Strength With These Turkish Get-Up Variations

Turkish get ups are one of the best exercises to build total body strength and stability. When we break the movement down into different step we can...

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