Totals (9 posts)
Max Weights (In Pounds)
- 1 rep @ 210 lbs from Clean & Jerk 1-1-1-1-1 on May 08, 2013
- 4 reps @ 165 lbs 4 times from AMRAP 8 mins: Clean & Jerks and Toes-to-bars on May 02, 2013
- 1 rep @ 195 lbs from Clean & Jerk 1-1-1-1-1 on Apr 16, 2013
- 12 reps @ 135 lbs from CrossFit Games Open 13.4 on Mar 29, 2013
- 4 reps @ 175 lbs from Clean & Jerk 4-4-4-4 on Mar 25, 2013
CrossFit Journal Articles
Analysis of the Transition
Coach Mike Burgener is one of the top Olympic Weightlifting coaches in America. In this clip from his CrossFit Oly cert on May 24, 2008, he analyzes the transition from the first pull to the second pull.
The Burgener Files - Clean and Jerk Part 2
In Part 1 of this series, Coach Mike Burgener taught a group of athletes the grip and receiving position for the clean. In Part 2, Coach B shows them how to put speed on the bar as they clean it to the rack position.
All Black in Bonsall: Max Effort Clean and Jerk
In a continuation of our series with Owen Franks, a rugby player for the New Zealand All Blacks, Mike Burgener takes the powerful athlete through a series of cues to push him toward a max-effort clean and jerk.
The Quick Lifts: Start Here
Bill Starr offers up a program designed to help athletes begin training the basics of the Olympic lifts.
Mikko Salo: Death by Clean and Jerk
Canâ€™t get enough videos of 2009 CrossFit Games champion Mikko Salo? Neither can we. Sevan Matossian and a host of fans were lucky enough to catch Salo working out at the Eleiko Center in Sweden during the Europe Regional, and all were treated to an i
12 Tips for Coaching O-Lifts in the CrossFit Box
Hall-of-fame Oly coach Bob Takano has nearly four decades of coaching experience. He offers some advice for CrossFitters who will be teaching the quick lifts to their athletes.
The Burgener Warm-Up
Would you trade 2 minutes 38 seconds a day for a few PRs in the snatch or the clean and jerk? If you would, then you need to start doing the Burgener Warm-Up and the skill-transfer exercises that follow it. The series of movements takes less than three
Weightlifting Workshop at Eleiko
There are so many moving parts in an Olympic lift. It takes many years of concentrated training just to get the footwork right, and it can take even more time to establish a solid pull. Then thereâ€™s the whole getting underneath the bar thing. Thatâ€™s t
Preparing for the First Olympic Meet
You only get six chances to make a lift at an Oly meet. Bob Takano details how coaches and athletes can prepare to get optimal results on the platform.
Clean and Jerk Part 3 - The Burgener Files
In Part 1, Coach Mike Burgener taught a group of athletes the grip and receiving position for the clean. In Part 2, he showed them how to put speed on the bar as they clean it to the rack position. Part 3 finds the CrossFit Olympic-lifting expert teaching
Coach Burgener knows more about Olympic Lifting than anyone on this planet. If you want to improve your snatch and/or clean & jerk then you NEED to attend the CrossFit Olympic Lifting. If you haven't heard of Coach B then you should slap yourself. Check out these CrossFit Journal articles for more info: The Burgener Warmup(free), The Stance, Clean and Jerk, Receiving The Bar and Snatch Grip Position
Improve your Deadlift, Bench Press and Backsquat with the CrossFit Power Lifting Course. If Louie Simmons is good enough for the various NFL and NCAA football programs then he's good enough for you. Check out these CrossFit Journal articles for more info: Louie on the Conjugate System and Dynamic-Effort Day.