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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 Apr 24, 2017 12 reps @ 185 lbs 5 times 5 RFT: 403 m, Deadlifts, Pull-ups and Burpee Box Jumps
Back Squat Aug 29, 2017 3 reps @ 335 lbs Back Squat 3-3-3-3-10
Front Squat Apr 10, 2017 10 reps @ 115 lbs 2 times FT: 2x Rows, Front Squats, Pull-ups and Double Unders; 2x 403 m, Front...
Overhead Squat NA No Result
Thruster Jul 28, 2017 9 reps @ 95 lbs 10 times CrossFit Games Open 17.5
Shoulder Press NA No Result
Push Press NA No Result
Push Jerk NA No Result
Power Snatch Sep 11, 2017 9 reps @ 135 lbs FT: Runs, Power Cleans and Box Jump Overs
Squat Clean Sep 19, 2017 2 reps @ 165 lbs Every 1 min for 12 mins: Squat Clean
Clean & Jerk May 25, 2017 35 reps @ 115 lbs Chipper: Pull-ups, Clean & Jerks, Double Unders, 4 and more
Bench Press NA No Result

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