"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 January 10, 2020 1 rep @ 155 lbs 7 times AMRAP 20 mins: Deadlifts, Toes-to-bars and Lateral Burpee Over Bars
Back Squat NA NA NA
Front Squat NA NA NA
Overhead Squat NA NA NA
Thruster January 22, 2020 45 reps @ 65 lbs 21-15-9: Wallballs, Pull-ups, Thrusters and 2 more
Shoulder Press NA NA NA
Push Press NA NA NA
Push Jerk NA NA NA
Snatch NA NA NA
Power Clean January 07, 2020 10 reps @ 105 lbs 3 times AMRAP 15 mins: Double Unders, Power Cleans, Double Unders and Lateral Burpee Over Bars
Clean & Jerk NA NA NA
Bench Press NA NA NA

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