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

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...

By: John Papp

Deadlift 101: How to Perform the Ultimate Exercise 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...

By: Andy Haley

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...

By: Kelvin King Jr.

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...

By: Kevin Warren

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...

By: John Papp

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.