Your favorite weightlifting podcasters – The Two Doctors sat down to talk in depth with Norik Vardanian. Topics: his injury (herniated disc), core work training in the USOC vs Armenia (watch his 180kg Snatch) his positive test from 2012 training clean vs on PEDs (recovery time) His favorite lifter – Tigran Martirosyan his current and […]
From the 2015 President’s Cup. Norik Vardanian snatching 171kg for a new American Snatch Record. He also Clean & Jerked 202kg for an American Total Record of 373kg.
Norik Vardanian performs some weighted Weighted Barbell Squat Jumps. Jumps at 70kg. This is a great exercise. I do this about twice a week. Helps me with speed. People can use this exercise who have trouble catching the bounce in the bottom of a Clean. More Weighted Jumps: Barbell Broad Jumps Barbell Box Jumps Update: Dmitry […]
Here is one from Norik Vardanian’s London Olympics prep. 200kg, 210kg, 220kg Clean & Jerk I want to show that every lift must be done the same. If you notice, all 3 lifts done look alike. It does not matter how heavy the weight. If the lift is done correctly then it looks easy. It […]
Clint Darden sat down to interview Norik Vardanian. I posted this to the ATG Facebook yesterday, but since then it was submitted multiple times too. So why not post it here for everyone to see. Part 1 is about how Norik got started with weightlifting, as well as his error of training too heavy too […]
Norik Vardanian performs a Jerk set where he adds weight each rep. 110kg Clean + 130, 150, 170, and 180kg Jerks Working on my overhead while having some fun. I do this exercise when my legs are tired and I don’t want to clean very heavy. Also, it is a change and I like changing […]
Norik Vardanian made a Hawaiian vacation and visited Jim Moser’s gym. 221kg Push Jerk from Monday night.
Norik Vardanian shows another snatch variation he uses. No Hook No Brush. Mainly grip strength and keeping the bar close. It also helps with my speed as well.
Norik Vardanian does a 150kg Close Grip Snatch. I do this exercise about once a week. It helps me a lot with my speed and finishing my pull. I personally think this is a great exercise. I decided to go a little heavier this day. Update: Another one Thanks to Phil for submitting.