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 newbie might expect to see blinding speed and perfect technique at Worlds. But that is not always the case.
How you train in the final week is crucial for your competition performance.
When it comes to modes of lifting, our differences are not as significant as our similarities.
What type of training modality is best for athletes? We all move the iron now, but how we do it is the new minefield.
Is your training stuck in a rut? Step back and take an honest look at what motivates you to lift.
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.
One thing that stood out at the 2015 Pan American Games was the wide grip jerks employed by quite a number of successful competitors.
The Pan American Games are essentially the Olympics of the Western Hemisphere. Here's what happened on the podium in 2015.
Here's a look at where Olympic weightlifting has been and where it is going - from the perspectiveof an old-timer.
The recent controversy over Caitlyn Jenner proves the world out there is not always so well versed in sport issues as I might have presumed.