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 15, 2020 1 rep @ 315 lbs Deadlift : 1 Rep Max
Back Squat March 09, 2020 1 rep @ 275 lbs Back Squat : 1 Rep Max
Front Squat February 17, 2020 3 reps @ 205 lbs Front Squat : 1x3
Overhead Squat June 16, 2020 15 reps @ 15 lbs 5 times Nancy
Thruster July 07, 2020 40 reps @ 95 lbs "Death By" - Thruster : 1 rep + 1 rep / 1 min
Strict Press July 13, 2020 1 rep @ 115 lbs Lifting: Shoulder Press, Push Press and Push Jerks
Push Press July 13, 2020 3 reps @ 115 lbs Lifting: Shoulder Press, Push Press and Push Jerks
Push Jerk March 13, 2020 1 rep @ 180 lbs Push Jerk : 5-5-3-3-1-1
Squat Snatch June 30, 2020 1 rep @ 85 lbs Lifting: Power Snatches, Snatch Balances and Squat Snatches
Squat Clean July 29, 2020 5 reps @ 155 lbs 2 times AMRAP 30 mins: Weighted Sit-ups, Farmer Carries, Slam Ball Runs and 3 more
Clean & Jerk August 10, 2020 12 reps @ 75 lbs 5 times 5x RFT: 400 m and Clean & Jerks
Bench Press March 04, 2020 1 rep @ 165 lbs Bench Press 7-7-5-5-3-3-1-1

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