Back Extension vs Close Grip Push Up

Overall comparison

The daily number of back extension lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of close grip push up lifts.

Metric Back Extension Close Grip Push Up Difference Percent
Daily count 21 0 ↑21 ↑-
Total lifts entered 3,450 0 ↑3,450 ↑-

Male comparison

The average back extension entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average close grip push up.

The bodyweight of men entering back extension lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering close grip push up lifts.

Metric Back Extension Close Grip Push Up Difference Percent
Average lift 329.8 lb 333.5 lb ↓3.8 lb ↓1%
Elite lift 673.7 lb 610.8 lb ↑62.9 lb ↑10%
Average bodyweight 170.5 lb 163.2 lb ↑7.3 lb ↑4%
Lifts analysed 1,266 0 ↑1,266 ↑-

Female comparison

The average back extension entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip push up.

The bodyweight of women entering back extension lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering close grip push up lifts.

Metric Back Extension Close Grip Push Up Difference Percent
Average lift 236.9 lb 205.3 lb ↑31.7 lb ↑15%
Elite lift 424.6 lb 423.2 lb ↑1.5 lb ↑0%
Average bodyweight 142.2 lb 134.8 lb ↑7.4 lb ↑5%
Lifts analysed 331 0 ↑331 ↑-