Dresdin Archibald

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It's a shame to see a lifter pull a huge weight but not quite make the lockout. Here are some of the causes and solutions.
Top officials are well into retirement age while the generation that should be replacing them is often missing in action.
Each sport has its own requirements for body composition, and that is what makes different sporting disciplines unique.
The absence of ten dominating countries had interesting effects on the overall field.
Learn a little history about competitive strength sports while pondering the question. Can you be competitive at both?
Nations with doping cultures must continue to be heavily sanctioned if the sport is to continue to grow.
If you want to put up big numbers, it doesn't hurt to come from a line of people who have done the same.
Regardless of your physical makeup, the way you train can still have great influence on your level of flexibility.
We've talked about the ratios of the deadlift and squat in relationship to your Olympic lifts, but what about in relation to each other? If you can squat X, how much should you be able to deadlift?
What does being an endo-, ecto-, or mesomorph have to do with your weightlifting? Quite possibly a lot.
Injury when weightlifting, like all other sports, is to be avoided. The instance of injury will be minimal if you take all possible steps that eliminate the chances for them to occur first place.
Since we spend roughly a third of our lives asleep, I think it is important that we understand this process more, especially with regard to recovery from physical exercise.