"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 18, 2020 5 reps @ 155 lbs 3 times 3 RFT: 400 m, Deadlifts and Pull-ups
Back Squat March 02, 2020 2 reps @ 155 lbs Back Squat : 6x2 at 80% 1RM
Front Squat NA NA NA
Overhead Squat NA NA NA
Thruster NA NA NA
Shoulder Press February 17, 2020 5 reps @ 75 lbs Shoulder Press : 6x5 at 65% 1RM
Push Press March 06, 2020 3 reps @ 105 lbs Push Press : 6x3 at 75% 1RM
Push Jerk NA NA NA
Snatch NA NA NA
Power Clean March 02, 2020 30 reps @ 65 lbs Chipper: Toes-to-bars, Wall Balls, Power Cleans and Walking Lunges
Clean & Jerk NA NA NA
Bench Press March 11, 2020 2 reps @ 120 lbs Bench Press : 2-2-2-2-2

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