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 February 11, 2020 1 rep @ 345 lbs CrossFit Total
Back Squat October 14, 2019 2 reps @ 285 lbs Back Squat
Front Squat October 28, 2019 5 reps @ 245 lbs Front Squat : 6x5 at 80% 1RM, rest 1:30
Overhead Squat NA NA NA
Thruster November 20, 2019 21 reps @ 125 lbs Chipper: Row Calories, Burpees, Thrusters, and 6 more
Shoulder Press February 11, 2020 1 rep @ 120 lbs CrossFit Total
Push Press October 28, 2019 5 reps @ 155 lbs Push Press : 5x5 at 70% 1RM, rest 1:30
Push Jerk December 17, 2019 6 reps @ 155 lbs 5 times DT
Power Snatch November 20, 2019 1 rep @ 165 lbs Power Snatch : 1x1 at 155/125 lbs
Squat Clean December 30, 2019 2 reps @ 235 lbs Squat Clean
Clean & Jerk November 02, 2019 3 reps @ 225 lbs CrossFit Games Open 20.4 - Rx'd
Bench Press December 05, 2019 2 reps @ 215 lbs Bench Press , rest 1:30

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