"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 07, 2020 2 reps @ 245 lbs FQ: Deadlifts
Back Squat February 24, 2020 2 reps @ 235 lbs Back Squat : 2-2-2-2-2
Front Squat January 08, 2020 5 reps @ 195 lbs Front Squat : 5-5-5-5-5
Overhead Squat NA NA NA
Thruster NA NA NA
Shoulder Press NA NA NA
Push Press NA NA NA
Push Jerk NA NA NA
Snatch NA NA NA
Power Clean December 07, 2019 3 reps @ 135 lbs 9 times The Chief
Clean & Jerk December 19, 2019 2 reps @ 135 lbs Every 1:30 for 15 mins: Clean & Jerk
Bench Press January 30, 2020 10 reps @ 100 lbs Bench Press : 10-10-10-10

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