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 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...

3 Arm Supersets to Build Muscle ASAP

Supersets are a great way to intensify your workouts and add volume to your sessions without adding time. A superset is done by alternating between...

Build Upper-Back Strength with These 5 Exercises

Having adequate upper-back strength is essential for pain free movement in everyday life and performance on the field. Having a strong upper back will...

How to Do Your First Bodyweight Dip

Bodyweight dips are a compound upper body movement. Often touted as the "upper body squat." Yeah they are the real deal. This popular exercise builds up...

The Training That Built Myles Garrett Into an NFL Pass-Rushing Monster

Football fans will have to wait a couple more weeks before they get to see Myles Garrett unleash his talents on the NFL. The Cleveland Browns rooki...

Try This Crawling Workout to Build Core Strength and Endurance

Hit the Turf: Fall Sports Strength, Size, Speed and Endurance-Building Combo Crawls By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Seeking a change of pace from doing...

Perform the Landmine Chest Press to Build Strength and Save Your Shoulders

Most strength training programs borrow heavily from power lifting and understandably so since power lifting is a sport where increased strength is the...

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