"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 March 10, 2020 44 reps @ 185 lbs in 20 secs 8 RF-ME: Deadlifts and Handstand Push-ups
Back Squat NA NA NA
Front Squat May 01, 2020 50 reps @ 115 lbs "Tabata" - Front Squat : 8 x 20 secs / 10 secs
Overhead Squat March 12, 2020 30 reps @ 75 lbs 3 times 3 RFT: Overhead Squats and 800 m
Thruster NA NA NA
Shoulder Press NA NA NA
Push Press NA NA NA
Push Jerk NA NA NA
Snatch NA NA NA
Power Clean June 03, 2020 30 reps @ 115 lbs AMReps 12 mins (3,6,9,...): Burpees, Dumbbell Power Cleans and Handstand Push-ups
Clean & Jerk April 03, 2020 3 reps @ 105 lbs 7 times AMRAP 15 mins: Handstand Push-ups, Dips and Double Unders
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