Dresdin Archibald

Dresdin Archibald

 

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We here about athletes coming out of retirement to make comeback all the time. Why do they do this? Is it actually a good thing? And might we consider it ourselves as we get older?
It's unpleasant, but it's inevitable. Eventually all athletes (and all weightlifters) must retire from the game. What does this look like for different athletes and why do they make the choice?
Doug Hepburn strict pressed 380 pounds back in 1954. He also shared with me his bench press routine, which he says made his press so strong. Read on for a little history and the routine details.
Does training the power clean and power snatch train speed? The answer is no. I'll explain why in this article and explain what the power movements ARE useful for developing in your athletes.
Do some countries have a genetic advantage when it comes to certain sports? Do Eastern Europeans do well at weightlifting because they're short? Are they even short? Read on for my analysis.
What does 19th Century Britain have in common with Canadian hockey? Or American weightlifting? Read on to find out how history repeats itself and if America will ever win a weightlifting gold.
Early on in my weightlifting career I became loyal to the 82.5kg weight class - to the detriment of my entire competitive career. Learn from my mistakes and choose the right weight class for you.