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

17 Parallel Bar Exercises to Build Amazing Bodyweight Strength

Parallel bars are commonly used by gymnast to build overall strength to help improve performance in their respected events. They aren't just for gymna...

Are Med Ball Tosses and Passes a Part of Your Routine? They Should Be

Power is a difference-maker for athletes. Olympic lifts and jumps (plyometrics) deservedly get a lot of love when it comes to talking about how to ...

4 Ways to Continue Training Hard With an Upper-Body Injury

Injuries happen. If you play hard and train hard, chances are you'll sustain an injury at some point. "No risk, no reward," as they say. And while inj...

Why Better Rotation Is One of the Most Overlooked Ways to Increase Athletic Performance

First we build movement proficiency in a pattern. Then we build strength in that pattern. Lastly, we develop power to take our development of a patter...

How to Deadlift 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 effective e...