Back Extension vs Pull Ups

Overall comparison

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

Metric Back Extension Pull Ups Difference Percent
Daily count 21 1,000 ↓979 ↓98%
Total lifts entered 3,450 1,097,769 ↓1,094,319 ↓99.7%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Back Extension Pull Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 329.8 lb 238.4 lb ↑91.4 lb ↑38%
Elite lift 673.7 lb 368.5 lb ↑305.2 lb ↑83%
Average bodyweight 170.5 lb 167.6 lb ↑2.9 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,266 265,515 ↓264,249 ↓99.5%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Back Extension Pull Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 236.9 lb 154.7 lb ↑82.2 lb ↑53%
Elite lift 424.6 lb 241.5 lb ↑183.1 lb ↑76%
Average bodyweight 142.2 lb 134.8 lb ↑7.3 lb ↑5%
Lifts analysed 331 31,218 ↓30,887 ↓99%