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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 November 10, 2018 2 reps @ 315 lbs 5 times Zimmerman
Back Squat November 20, 2018 1 rep @ 202 lbs Back Squat : 1 Rep Max
Front Squat April 03, 2019 5 reps @ 135 lbs in 1 min AMReps 20 mins: Front Squats, Dumbbell Shoulder Press, Front Squats and 7 more
Overhead Squat December 06, 2018 5 reps @ 70 lbs Lifting: Snatch Grip Behind-the-Neck Push Press, Overhead Squats, Snatch Balances and Hang Squat Snatches
Thruster March 22, 2019 15 reps @ 65 lbs CrossFit Games Open 19.5 - Rx'd
Shoulder Press January 08, 2019 1 rep @ 95 lbs Shoulder Press : 1 Rep Max
Push Press February 11, 2019 3 reps @ 110 lbs Every 2 mins for 20 mins: Push Press
Jerk January 28, 2019 17 reps @ 110 lbs CrossFit Games Open 11.3
Power Snatch March 13, 2019 3 reps @ 100 lbs 5 times Alt EMOM 20 mins: Power Snatches and 200 m
Clean January 04, 2019 1 rep @ 145 lbs Every 2 mins for 24 mins: Clean
Squat Clean & Jerk November 26, 2018 5 reps @ 75 lbs 6 times AMRAP 12 mins: Squat Clean & Jerks and 200 m
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