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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 09, 2018 1 rep @ 405 lbs Deadlift : 1 Rep Max
Back Squat April 16, 2018 1 rep @ 375 lbs Back Squat : 1 Rep Max
Front Squat October 04, 2017 1 rep @ 290 lbs Front Squat 3-3-2-2-1
Overhead Squat December 19, 2017 5 reps @ 155 lbs Chipper: Deadlifts, Hang Power Cleans, Squat Snatches and Overhead Squats
Thruster May 09, 2018 5 reps @ 155 lbs 5 times Alt EMOM 10 mins: Bar Facing Burpees and Thrusters
Shoulder Press April 09, 2018 1 rep @ 170 lbs Shoulder Press : 1 Rep Max
Push Press December 18, 2017 10 reps @ 155 lbs Chipper: Push-ups, Dips, Handstand Push-ups and 3 more
Push Jerk September 18, 2017 1 rep @ 255 lbs Push Jerk : 1 Rep Max
Snatch August 13, 2017 1 rep @ 160 lbs Snatch : 1 Rep Max
Power Clean April 13, 2018 1 rep @ 255 lbs AMReps 15 mins: Burpee Box Jump Overs, Power Cleans, Assault Bike Calories and 2 more
Clean & Jerk February 12, 2018 1 rep @ 230 lbs Clean & Jerk 1-1-1-1-1
Bench Press April 30, 2018 3 reps @ 195 lbs Bench Press : 3 Rep Max

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