16. Mike Burgener | Sh*t coach, just tell me to jump

16. Mike Burgener | Sh*t coach, just tell me to jump

Mike Burgener is one of the most well loved and respected Coaches in all of CrossFit and he has quite the resume.  In addition to being a Level 5 Senior International Weightlifting coach, a graduate of Notre Dame with an MS degree from the University of Kentucky, he is also a former Captain in the United States Marine Corps and spent 32 years teaching Physical Education.   Despite all of his credentials, most know Coach B. as the leader of CrossFit weightlifting and the crazy geezer known for yelling, “yay burpees!”

In his 70s, he continues to train and coach and in this interview, he discusses some best practices for improving your Olympic lifts as both a coach and athlete.

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