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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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....

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...

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