Build Muscle

Want to dominate your opponent during games? Build muscle and get stronger with the help of STACK's content. Building muscle will help you improve leverage and prevent defenses from taking advantage of you on the court or field. Learn about the importance of proper nutrition and how eating right can help you build muscle to get a leg up on the competition.

Latest in Build Muscle

How to Add Leg Strength Without Squats

Squats are great, let's just get that out of the way. The squat pattern is a wonderful way to build lower body strength and is often viewed as the...

By: John Papp

Stabilizer Muscles: What They Are and Why They're So Important

Stabilizer muscles. It's a term that gets thrown around a lot on the internet—including here on STACK.com—but do you actually know what it mean...

By: Brandon Hall

Try These 3 Landmine Exercises for Stronger and Healthier Shoulders

Has your shoulder routine gotten stale? Tired of doing the same shoulder exercises week after week, month after month? Are heavy barbell overhead...

By: Kevin Warren

U.S. Open Winner Brooks Koepka Is a Beast Inside the Weight Room

Brooks Koepka claimed his first major championship win on Sunday when he emerged victorious at the 2017 U.S. Open Championship. The 27-year-old Koepka...

By: Brandon Hall

How to Use Trap Bar Deadlifts to Build Total-Body Strength

The Trap Bar Deadlift is a full-body exercise that targets the hips and legs. It's a variation of the traditional Deadlift that uses a trap bar, which...

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Build Muscle

STACK Performance Nutrition With Leslie Bonci: What You Need to Eat to Build Muscle

In this episode of STACK Performance Nutrition, Leslie Bonci affirms what you need to eat to build muscle.

How NaVorro Bowman Builds Bigger Arms

In this football training video, NFL All Pro LB NaVorro Bowman blasts his upper body and arms with a Tricep Extension-Kettlebell Curl superset.

Brandon Jennings DB Push-Up, Row, Reach, Press

Superstar point guard Brandon Jennings performs the Dumbbell Push-Up, Row, Reach, Press as part of his off-season training routine, with coaching by Nate Costa.

How Dustin Pedroia Muscles Up

Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia provides an overview of his off-season training program, which consists of him getting as strong as possible.

Thomas Jones' Dropsets for Bigger Arms

Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl running back Thomas Jones reveals his dropset technique for building bigger, stronger arms to protect the ball and absorb contact.