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 June 29, 2016 1 rep @ 275 lbs CrossFit Total
Back Squat August 12, 2019 1 rep @ 220 lbs Back Squat : 5-4-3-2-1
Front Squat August 18, 2016 1 rep @ 175 lbs Front Squat : 1 Rep Max
Overhead Squat July 22, 2016 1 rep @ 145 lbs CrossFit Total II
Thruster July 22, 2015 1 rep @ 140 lbs Thruster : 1 Rep Max
Shoulder Press August 23, 2019 1 rep @ 118 lbs Shoulder Press : 1 Rep Max
Push Press August 20, 2018 1 rep @ 145 lbs Push Press : 1 Rep Max
Push Jerk May 20, 2019 1 rep @ 152 lbs Push Jerk : 1 Rep Max
Power Snatch July 23, 2019 2 reps @ 100 lbs Power Snatch : 2-2-2-2-2
Clean July 22, 2016 1 rep @ 155 lbs CrossFit Total II
Clean & Jerk February 08, 2019 1 rep @ 145 lbs Clean & Jerk : 1 Rep Max
Bench Press September 24, 2017 1 rep @ 155 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