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
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
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
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
Latest Videos in Upper Body
Pro Bowl running back Latavius Murray uses the Vertimax and a 300-pound tractor tire to run through a variety of intense drills.
J.J. Watt's strength coach Brad Arnett demonstrates two upper-body exercises that improve upper-body strength and help to prevent injuries.
Club Med Academies Performance Specialist Sara Gauvreau shows you how to improve your balance and upper-body power with one exercise.
Learn the routine used by the U.S. Men's Water Polo Team to develop their upper-body strength.
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.