Back Extension vs Push Ups

Overall comparison

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

Metric Back Extension Push Ups Difference Percent
Daily count 21 611 ↓590 ↓97%
Total lifts entered 3,450 564,613 ↓561,163 ↓99.4%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Back Extension Push Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 329.8 lb 386.3 lb ↓56.6 lb ↓15%
Elite lift 673.7 lb 722.5 lb ↓48.8 lb ↓7%
Average bodyweight 170.5 lb 167.1 lb ↑3.4 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,266 149,259 ↓147,993 ↓99.2%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Back Extension Push Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 236.9 lb 217 lb ↑19.9 lb ↑9%
Elite lift 424.6 lb 380.1 lb ↑44.5 lb ↑12%
Average bodyweight 142.2 lb 136.6 lb ↑5.5 lb ↑4%
Lifts analysed 331 21,450 ↓21,119 ↓98%