Dresdin Archibald

Dresdin Archibald

 

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Thoughts on Olympic performances, why the Olympics can't only be for amateurs anymore, and our misguided notions of amateurism.
Thoughts on my experience officiating at both the American and Canadian Weightlifting Olympic Trials.
A novice might expect to see blinding speed and perfect technique at Worlds. That's not always the case.
Your training strategy the week before competition day is critical for hitting your biggest lifts on the platform.
Lifters can always learn something from one another.
One thing that stood out at the 2015 Pan American Games was the wide grip jerks employed by quite a number of successful competitors.
Here's a look at where Olympic weightlifting has been and where it is going - from the perspective of an old-timer.
Super heavyweights in weightlifting or powerlifting always seem to lift more and more as they get heavier. What gives?
Let’s do a comprehensive comparison and contrast between the power jerk and the split jerk.
For Tatiana Kashirina and Ilya Ilyin, age, ethnicity, and nationality have no bearing on what they can accomplish.
Choosing the correct competitive weight class in boxing involves factors unique to the sport.
There are only three fighters who have a legitimate claim to being true triple champions.