Back Extension vs Handstand Push Ups

Overall comparison

The daily number of back extension lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of handstand push ups lifts.

Metric Back Extension Handstand Push Ups Difference Percent
Daily count 21 34 ↓13 ↓38%
Total lifts entered 3,450 16,188 ↓12,738 ↓79%

Male comparison

The average back extension entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average handstand push ups.

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

Metric Back Extension Handstand Push Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 329.8 lb 225.4 lb ↑104.4 lb ↑46%
Elite lift 673.7 lb 411.2 lb ↑262.5 lb ↑64%
Average bodyweight 170.5 lb 163.2 lb ↑7.3 lb ↑4%
Lifts analysed 1,266 7,499 ↓6,233 ↓83%

Female comparison

The average back extension entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average handstand push ups.

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

Metric Back Extension Handstand Push Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 236.9 lb 171.5 lb ↑65.4 lb ↑38%
Elite lift 424.6 lb 290.1 lb ↑134.5 lb ↑46%
Average bodyweight 142.2 lb 134.5 lb ↑7.6 lb ↑6%
Lifts analysed 331 920 ↓589 ↓64%