Back Extension vs Bodyweight Squat

Overall comparison

The daily number of back extension lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of bodyweight squat lifts.

Metric Back Extension Bodyweight Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 21 86 ↓65 ↓76%
Total lifts entered 3,450 54,141 ↓50,691 ↓94%

Male comparison

The average back extension entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average bodyweight squat.

The bodyweight of men entering back extension lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering bodyweight squat lifts.

Metric Back Extension Bodyweight Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 329.8 lb 462 lb ↓132.2 lb ↓29%
Elite lift 673.7 lb 1006.1 lb ↓332.4 lb ↓33%
Average bodyweight 170.5 lb 167.8 lb ↑2.6 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,266 15,357 ↓14,091 ↓92%

Female comparison

The average back extension entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average bodyweight squat.

The bodyweight of women entering back extension lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering bodyweight squat lifts.

Metric Back Extension Bodyweight Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 236.9 lb 317.7 lb ↓80.8 lb ↓25%
Elite lift 424.6 lb 714.2 lb ↓289.6 lb ↓41%
Average bodyweight 142.2 lb 141.5 lb ↑0.6 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 331 3,516 ↓3,185 ↓91%