"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 April 16, 2020 3 reps @ 221 lbs Deadlift : 3-3-3-3
Back Squat May 01, 2020 2 reps @ 200 lbs Back Squat : 2-2-2-2-2
Front Squat January 29, 2020 4 reps @ 135 lbs Front Squat : 4-4-4-4
Overhead Squat NA NA NA
Thruster March 13, 2020 21 reps @ 95 lbs Daniel
Shoulder Press NA NA NA
Push Press April 15, 2020 12 reps @ 45 lbs 4 times AMRAP 10 mins: V-ups, Burpees, Push Press, and Double Unders
Push Jerk NA NA NA
Snatch NA NA NA
Power Clean May 08, 2020 15 reps @ 100 lbs 3 times 3 RFT: Single Unders, Power Cleans, and Rope Pulls
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