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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 December 10, 2018 5 reps @ 170 kg Deadlift : 5-5-5-5-5
Back Squat December 06, 2018 1 rep @ 145 kg Back Squat : 5-4-3-2-1
Front Squat December 14, 2018 3 reps @ 105 kg Front Squat : 3-3-3-3-3
Overhead Squat November 20, 2018 1 rep @ 100 kg Overhead Squat 5-4-3-2-1-1-1-1-1
Thruster January 14, 2019 2 reps @ 90 kg Thruster : 2 Rep Max
Shoulder Press NA NA NA
Push Press November 26, 2018 3 reps @ 90 kg Push Press : 3-3-3-3-3
Push Jerk NA NA NA
Squat Snatch January 31, 2019 1 rep @ 165 lbs AMReps 12 mins: Toes-to-bars, Lateral Burpee Over Bars, Squat Snatches, and 6 more
Squat Clean February 13, 2019 1 rep @ 115 kg Squat Clean : 1 Rep Max
Clean & Jerk February 01, 2019 15 reps @ 86 kg FT: Rows, Clean & Jerks, Rows and 3 more
Bench Press April 17, 2019 1 rep @ 105 kg Bench Press 10-8-6-4-2-1-1

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