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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No Gym? No Problem: The Simplest Travel Workout Ever

Traveling can be tough. Whether you're traveling for work or for fun, working out on the road can feel like an uphill battle. But the good news is tha...

4 Exercises for Better Throwing and Striking

Athletes are always looking for ways to use the weight room to improve their athleticism. With regards to throwing and striking, elevating our movemen...

6 Upper-Body Exercises to Help Make You Faster

Running as a sport is different than running as part of a sport. It's the difference of unhindered straightaway running compared to multiple direction...

Get a Crushing Full-Body Workout With Just a Cable Machine

Training in a small apartment gym or hotel gym while traveling is never ideal. These gyms often lack the equipment and space necessary to complete you...

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...

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