"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 February 28, 2020 1 rep @ 355 lbs Deadlift : 1 Rep Max
Back Squat NA NA NA
Front Squat February 15, 2020 12 reps @ 85 lbs Front Squat : 4x12
Overhead Squat NA NA NA
Thruster July 16, 2020 8 reps @ 35 lbs 3 times AMRAP 20 mins: Assault Bike Calories, Sand Bag Squat Cleans, V-ups, and Thrusters
Shoulder Press NA NA NA
Push Press NA NA NA
Push Jerk NA NA NA
Power Snatch March 09, 2020 12 reps @ 105 lbs FT: 3x Power Snatches and V-ups; ; 2x Power Snatches and V-ups...
Clean NA NA NA
Clean & Jerk NA NA NA
Bench Press March 09, 2020 7 reps @ 105 lbs 3 times 3 RFQ: Bench Press

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