Shoulders

Building muscle starts with upper-body and lower-body routines meant to help you progress as an athlete. Strong shoulders can help you throw harder, swing with more power or hit harder, no matter what sport you play. Let STACK's workout routines and training tips be your guide as your hit the weights and build up your delts.

Latest in Shoulders

4 Ways Pitchers Can Improve Command and Control in the Weight Room

When a pitcher starts struggling to throw strikes, their first instinct is often to change their mechanics. However, this approach isn't always the...

These 6 Common Exercises Could be the Source of Your Shoulder Pain

As a trainer, I believe in a client's autonomy. I rarely will tell them to totally avoid an exercise, nor will I emphasize that they "must" perform...

The 7 Most Dangerous Exercises for Your Shoulders

You do an exercise, feel a twinge in your shoulder and power through the remaining reps because, well, you think you're weak if you don't. However...

9 Components of a Fantastic Arm Care Program for Pitchers

A pitcher has to take care of their arm. If you clicked on this article, you likely know that much. My goal with this piece is to make you re-evalu...

3 Resistance Band Exercises to Improve Posture and Heal Your Shoulders

These days, it's hard to find anyone with truly good posture. Just think about how the majority of people spend their time: Students are likely fou...

Latest Videos in Shoulders

STACK Sports Health: The Best Stretches for Baseball Players and Other Overhead Sport Athletes

Learn how to improve shoulder mobility to fend off common injuries that affect pitchers, tennis players, volleyball players and other overhead sports athletes.

The Houston Texans Shoulder-Strength Circuit

Braxton Miller, Will Fuller, Nick Martin and other Houston Texans rookies perform a circuit to stengthen their shoulders under guidance of strength coach Craig Fitzgerald.

How the U.S. Men's Water Polo Team Develops Upper-Body Strength

Learn the routine used by the U.S. Men's Water Polo Team to develop their upper-body strength.

Ricky Rubio: How to Safely Increase Shoulder Strength

Watch NBA star Ricky Rubio perform the Kettlebell Bottoms-Up Overhead Press to strengthen his shoulders.

NaVorro Bowman Shoulder-Strengthening Superset

To achieve peak strength and conditioning for the NFL season, All-Pro LB NaVorro Bowman performs a Rear Delt Fly-Kettlebell Swing superset during his off-season workouts.