"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 January 02, 2020 3 reps @ 405 lbs Deadlift 20-15-10-6-1-1
Back Squat November 22, 2019 2 reps @ 405 lbs Back Squat : 5-5-5-5-5
Front Squat NA NA NA
Overhead Squat NA NA NA
Thruster NA NA NA
Shoulder Press August 28, 2019 5 reps @ 205 lbs Shoulder Press : 5-5-5-5-5
Push Press NA NA NA
Push Jerk NA NA NA
Power Snatch September 17, 2019 1 rep @ 145 lbs Power Snatch 1-2-2-2
Power Clean September 13, 2019 2 reps @ 205 lbs Power Clean 1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2
Clean & Jerk NA NA NA
Bench Press November 25, 2019 8 reps @ 315 lbs Bench Press : 8-8-8-8-8

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