"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.

[ 6 Months | 1 Year | All Time ]
Lift Date Result From Workout
Deadlift May 28, 2019 10 reps @ 275 lbs FT: AbMat Sit-ups, Assault Bike Calories, Deadlifts, and 12 more
Back Squat NA NA NA
Front Squat May 30, 2019 5 reps @ 135 lbs 5 times Alt EMOM 10 mins: Weighted Pull-ups and Front Squats
Overhead Squat NA NA NA
Thruster May 02, 2019 7 reps @ 135 lbs 7 times The Seven
Shoulder Press NA NA NA
Push Press NA NA NA
Push Jerk NA NA NA
Snatch NA NA NA
Power Clean May 14, 2019 15 reps @ 115 lbs Chipper: Power Cleans, Push-ups, Power Cleans and 8 more
Power Clean & Jerk May 17, 2019 10 reps @ 185 lbs Chipper: 400 m, Bar Facing Burpees, Rope Climbs and 9 more
Bench Press NA NA NA

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