Dresdin Archibald

Dresdin Archibald

 

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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.
It's time to understand the numbers. The key is to know what each is for and not to do more reps than you have to.
Long before the powerlifters and Olympic lifters stopped talking to each other, barbell athletes used to train both, and more.
The question of the best athlete in the world is more complicated than medal counts.
The sport of weightlifting is growing faster than the supporting structure, but it's a good problem to have.
While not prevalent in the USA, weightlifters have a surprising history of political activity abroad.
The rationalization of the body weight categories didn't exist before Norbert Schemansky.
How can we compare the greatest sprinter and greatest swimmer in Olympic history?
Thoughts on Olympic performances, why the Olympics can't only be for amateurs anymore, and our misguided notions of amateurism.
An historical perspective on female athletes, the Olympics, and doping in Olympic weightlifting.
A mature athlete's guide for adjusting training to accommodate the merciless Father Time.