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 March 03, 2019 3 reps @ 165 lbs Deadlift : 5-3-3-3-3-3
Back Squat March 26, 2019 2 reps @ 110 lbs Back Squat : 5 @ 55%, 5 @ 65%, 3 @ 75%, 2 @ 85%, 2 @ 90%, rest 2 mins
Front Squat April 24, 2019 1 rep @ 90 lbs Front Squat : 4 @ 65%, 4 @ 70%, 3 @ 75%, 3 @ 80%, 2 @ 85%, 2 @ 88%, 1 @ 90%, 1 @ 9...
Overhead Squat NA NA NA
Thruster January 30, 2019 3 reps @ 70 lbs Every 1 min for 10 mins: Thruster
Strict Press June 28, 2019 1 rep @ 70 lbs Strict Press : 5 @ 75%, 3 @ 80%, 1 @ 85%, 3 @ 87%, 2 @ 90%, 1 @ 95%, rest 2 mins
Push Press March 05, 2019 1 rep @ 95 lbs Push Press : 1 Rep Max
Push Jerk March 14, 2019 1 rep @ 100 lbs Push Jerk : 3 @ 74%, 3 @ 79%, 2 @ 84%, 2 @ 85%, 1 @ 89%, 1 @ 92%, 1 @ 94%, 1 @ 9...
Power Snatch February 18, 2019 15 reps @ 55 lbs 2 times Every 10 mins for 20 mins: Rows, Bar Facing Burpees and Power Snatches
Power Clean May 23, 2019 10 reps @ 105 lbs 2 times AMRAP 10 mins: Double Unders, Toes-to-bars and Power Cleans
Clean & Jerk February 25, 2019 1 rep @ 95 lbs Clean & Jerk 1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1, rest 2 mins
Bench Press March 21, 2019 2 reps @ 85 lbs Bench Press : 5 @ 80%, 3 @ 85%, 2 @ 90%, 3 @ 85%, 8 @ 75%, 8 @ 75%, rest 2 mins

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