"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 02, 2020 10 reps @ 135 lbs 5 times 5 RFQ: Dumbbell Side Bends, Sit-ups, and Deadlifts
Back Squat March 06, 2020 10 reps @ 135 lbs 4 times 4 RFQ: Back Squats and Box Jumps
Front Squat NA NA NA
Overhead Squat NA NA NA
Thruster NA NA NA
Shoulder Press NA NA NA
Push Press NA NA NA
Jerk April 03, 2020 6 reps @ 24 kg 2 times 2 RFQ: Burpees, Deadlifts, Double Kb Dts, and Jerks
Snatch NA NA NA
Power Clean March 09, 2020 5 reps @ 95 lbs 7 times AMRAP 20 mins: Tuck-ups, Knees-to-chests, and Power Cleans
Clean & Jerk NA NA NA
Bench Press March 11, 2020 10 reps @ 135 lbs Bench Press

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