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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 Jun 05, 2017 7 reps @ 315 lbs 2 times 2010 Games | Event 3 | 7 min AMRAP - DL - Pistol - DU
Back Squat Aug 20, 2017 1 rep @ 140 kg Back Squat 1-1-1-1-1
Front Squat May 29, 2017 3 reps @ 122.5 kg Front Squat 3-3-3-3-3
Overhead Squat Sep 18, 2017 1 rep @ 110 kg Overhead Squat 5-4-3-2-1-1-1
Thruster Nov 08, 2017 36 reps @ 135 lbs 15-12-9: Power Cleans and Thrusters
Shoulder Press Sep 19, 2017 3 reps @ 70 kg Shoulder Press 3-3-3-3-3
Push Press Jun 16, 2017 1 rep @ 100 kg Push Press 3-3-3-2-2-2-1-1-1
Split Jerk Sep 06, 2017 1 rep @ 110 kg Split Jerk 5-4-3-2-1-1-1
Squat Snatch Sep 24, 2017 1 rep @ 90 kg Squat Snatch 1-1-1-1-1
Power Clean Nov 04, 2017 1 rep @ 117 kg Power Clean 1-1-1
Squat Clean & Jerk Jun 22, 2017 2 reps @ 91 kg 11 times Alt EMOM 22 mins: Squat Clean & Jerks and Row Calories
Bench Press Jul 13, 2017 3 reps @ 103 kg 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