Upper Body

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.

Latest in Upper Body

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...

By: Jim Carpentier

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...

By: Erick Avila

3 Exercises That Will Help You Do More Pull-Ups

Pull ups are a great exercise to test relative body strength - not only do you have to be strong, you have to be strong and lean. Whether you are...

By: Jon Drees

This Suspension Trainer Workout Builds Strength, Power and Core Stability

Suspension equipment is an incredibly convenient and effective tool for delivering a great workout. Suspension exercises are very scalable, so they can...

By: Kevin Warren

Improve Posture and Shoulder Health With TRX YTWs

https://www.instagram.com/p/BU4fburgR7V/ TRX YTW's are your one-stop shop for bulletproof shoulders and a jacked upper back. This exercise combines...

By: Kevin Warren

Latest Videos in Upper Body

NFL Running Back Latavius Murray's Exhausting Tractor Tire Workout

Pro Bowl running back Latavius Murray uses the Vertimax and a 300-pound tractor tire to run through a variety of intense drills.

How J.J. Watt Builds a Strong and Durable Upper Body

J.J. Watt's strength coach Brad Arnett demonstrates two upper-body exercises that improve upper-body strength and help to prevent injuries.

Improve Explosive Upper-Body Power and Balance with this Exercise

Club Med Academies Performance Specialist Sara Gauvreau shows you how to improve your balance and upper-body power with one exercise.

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.

Carli Lloyd Upper Body Strength and Power Circuit

Carli Lloyd, a midfielder for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, performs the Bench Press and Physioball Explosive Med Ball Press to develop upper body strength and power.