Dresdin Archibald

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Thoughts on my experience officiating at both the American and Canadian Weightlifting Olympic Trials.
The world of Olympic weightlifting was forever changed by the greatest lifter of all time.
In an era of rampant doping, what would happen to the sport if drug tested resulted in a level playing field?
Media charades to discourage the use of performance-enhancing drugs caused more harm than good.
The conversation about performance-enhancing drug use in sport is riddled with truths and lies.
Plyometrics are a classic way to build explosive power.
Think twice before calling someone a "dumb jock."
Factor in fatigue when calculating your starting weight for a strength program.
Excellence in weightlifting is not permanent. Neither is mediocrity.
Timing and technique can make all the difference between nailing it and bailing out.
A newbie might expect to see blinding speed and perfect technique at Worlds. But that is not always the case.
What you do in the days leading up to competition is crucial for hitting your biggest lifts on the day.