"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 October 17, 2019 3 reps @ 123 lbs Deadlift
Back Squat NA NA NA
Front Squat NA NA NA
Overhead Squat NA NA NA
Thruster October 26, 2019 72 reps @ 15 kg 15-12-9-15-12-9: Thrusters and Bar Facing Burpees
Shoulder Press NA NA NA
Push Press November 21, 2019 8 reps @ 55 lbs 6 times AMRAP 20 mins: Ring Rows, Dumbbell Deadlifts and Push Press
Split Jerk November 26, 2019 3 reps @ 69 lbs Split Jerk : 3-3-3-3-3
Squat Snatch November 05, 2019 10 reps @ 39.6 lbs 2 times AMRAP 20 mins: Rows, Single-Leg Squats and Squat Snatches
Power Clean November 06, 2019 56 reps @ 20 lbs "Tabata" - Dumbbell Snatch : 8 x 20 secs / 10 secs
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