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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 Aug 02, 2017 1 rep @ 186 kg Deadlift : 1 Rep Max
Back Squat Nov 23, 2017 3 reps @ 135 kg Back Squat : 3 Rep Max
Front Squat Dec 11, 2017 2 reps @ 125 kg Front Squat : 2 Rep Max
Overhead Squat Sep 24, 2017 5 reps @ 65 kg Overhead Squat 5-5-5
Thruster Aug 01, 2017 15 reps @ 40 kg 3 times 3 RFT: Thrusters, Kettlebell Swings and Pull-ups
Shoulder Press Dec 15, 2017 1 rep @ 74 kg Shoulder Press 3-3-2-2-1-1
Push Press Nov 30, 2017 2 reps @ 83 kg Push Press 5x2
Push Jerk NA No Result
Snatch NA No Result
Power Clean Oct 13, 2017 3 reps @ 80 kg Power Clean 3-3-3-3
Clean & Jerk Aug 24, 2017 30 reps @ 70 kg 10-8-6-4-2: Clean & Jerks and Bar Muscle-ups
Bench Press Dec 20, 2017 3 reps @ 100 kg Bench Press 5x3

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