"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 NA NA NA
Back Squat June 19, 2019 5 reps @ 43 kg 5 times 5 RFQ: Back Squats
Front Squat July 05, 2019 5 reps @ 27.5 kg 5 times 5 RFQ: Front Squats
Overhead Squat June 24, 2019 25 reps @ 15 kg 2 times 2 RFT: Overhead Squats, Sit-ups, Push-ups, and Row Calories
Thruster NA NA NA
Shoulder Press NA NA NA
Push Press NA NA NA
Push Jerk NA NA NA
Power Snatch July 10, 2019 40 reps @ 20 kg AMRAP 20 mins: Row Calories, Power Snatches, and Wall Balls
Power Clean July 12, 2019 9 reps @ 20 kg 6 times AMRAP 10 mins: Power Cleans and Knees-to-elbows
Clean & Jerk NA NA NA
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