Overview

"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.

Results
[ 6 Months | 1 Year | All Time ]
Lift Date Result From Workout
Deadlift November 05, 2019 1 rep @ 250 lbs Alt EMOM 12 mins: Deadlifts, Deadlifts, Deadlifts and 3 more
Back Squat August 12, 2019 1 rep @ 220 lbs Back Squat : 5-4-3-2-1
Front Squat June 23, 2020 1 rep @ 165 lbs Alt EMOM 16 mins: Front Squats, Front Squats, Front Squats and 5 more
Overhead Squat August 02, 2019 2 reps @ 132 lbs Overhead Squat : 2 Rep Max
Thruster September 24, 2019 3 reps @ 105 lbs Thruster : 6x3 at 70% 1RM
Shoulder Press August 23, 2019 1 rep @ 118 lbs Shoulder Press : 1 Rep Max
Push Press August 20, 2019 1 rep @ 145 lbs Push Press : 5-4-3-2-1
Push Jerk August 26, 2019 1 rep @ 150 lbs Push Jerk 5-4-3-2-1-1, rest 2 mins
Power Snatch July 23, 2019 2 reps @ 100 lbs Power Snatch : 2-2-2-2-2
Power Clean February 29, 2020 1 rep @ 152 lbs Power Clean : 1 Rep Max
Clean & Jerk November 01, 2019 10 reps @ 145 lbs CrossFit Games Open 20.4 - Rx'd
Bench Press July 20, 2019 1 rep @ 150 lbs Bench Press 10-8-6-4-2-1

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