Building muscle starts with upper-body and lower-body routines meant to help you progress as an athlete. Strong shoulders can help you throw harder, swing with more power or hit harder, no matter what sport you play. Let STACK's workout routines and training tips be your guide as your hit the weights and build up your delts.

Latest in Shoulders

9 Components of a Fantastic Arm Care Program for Pitchers

A pitcher has to take care of their arm. If you clicked on this article, you likely know that much. My goal with this piece is to make you re-evalu...

By: Brett Cummins

3 Resistance Band Exercises to Improve Posture and Heal Your Shoulders

These days, it's hard to find anyone with truly good posture. Just think about how the majority of people spend their time: Students are likely fou...

By: Kevin Warren

4 Exercises for Better Throwing and Striking

Athletes are always looking for ways to use the weight room to improve their athleticism. With regards to throwing and striking, elevating our movemen...

By: Alex Nurse

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.

What is a Stinger and How to Treat It

You hear it all the time while watching NFL games, and it's said so nonchalantly: "Player X is on the sidelines after that play, but it looks he ...

By: Jordan Zirm

Latest Videos in Shoulders

STACK Sports Health: The Best Stretches for Baseball Players and Other Overhead Sport Athletes

Learn how to improve shoulder mobility to fend off common injuries that affect pitchers, tennis players, volleyball players and other overhead sports athletes.

The Houston Texans Shoulder-Strength Circuit

Braxton Miller, Will Fuller, Nick Martin and other Houston Texans rookies perform a circuit to stengthen their shoulders under guidance of strength coach Craig Fitzgerald.

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.

Ricky Rubio: How to Safely Increase Shoulder Strength

Watch NBA star Ricky Rubio perform the Kettlebell Bottoms-Up Overhead Press to strengthen his shoulders.

NaVorro Bowman Shoulder-Strengthening Superset

To achieve peak strength and conditioning for the NFL season, All-Pro LB NaVorro Bowman performs a Rear Delt Fly-Kettlebell Swing superset during his off-season workouts.