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Overview

"If [an] athlete is serious about getting considerably stronger, he needs to incorporate at least one explosive exercise into his routine. And more is even better." - Bill Starr

The barbell lifts include both power lifting and olympic lifting and greatly emphasize the strength, power, and speed aspects (among others) of CrossFit's ten general physical skills.  Proven competency in each of these lifts is a good indication of overall strength and explosiveness.


Results

[ 6 Months | 1 Year | All Time ]
Lift Date Result From Workout
Deadlift May 25, 2019 1 rep @ 150 kg CrossFit Total
Back Squat May 25, 2019 1 rep @ 120 kg CrossFit Total
Front Squat April 01, 2019 6 reps @ 70 kg 4 times 4 RFT: Power Cleans, Front Squats, Double Unders and Rests
Overhead Squat April 29, 2019 7 reps @ 44 kg 7 times 7 RFT: Power Snatches, Snatch Balances and Overhead Squats
Thruster January 14, 2019 2 reps @ 80 kg Thruster : 2 Rep Max
Shoulder Press May 25, 2019 1 rep @ 80 kg CrossFit Total
Push Press January 26, 2019 20 reps @ 50 kg 4 times 4 RFT: Push Press, Kettlebell Swings and Wall Balls
Push Jerk February 25, 2019 3 reps @ 70 kg Lifting: Front Squats, Thrusters and Push Jerks
Power Snatch November 27, 2018 2 reps @ 70 kg Power Snatch : 1x2
Power Clean November 28, 2018 1 rep @ 225 lbs 30 times Holleyman
Clean & Jerk April 27, 2019 20 reps @ 60 kg 3 times 3 RFT: Clean & Jerks, Burpees and Plate Overhead Walking Lunges
Bench Press January 22, 2019 5 reps @ 90 kg Bench Press : 5 Rep Max

CrossFit Journal Articles

Read more about The Lifts.

The Burgener Warmup -Mike Burgener
The Stance -Mike Burgener
Clean and Jerk -Mike Burgener
The High Hang Snatch -Mike Burgener
Reviewing The Snatch -Mike Burgener
Receiving The Bar -Mike Burgener
Snatch Grip Position -Mike Burgener