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Bench Press vs Front Squat

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Overall comparison

The daily number of bench press lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of front squat lifts.

Metric Bench Press Front Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 12,803 469 ↑12,334 ↑2630%
Total lifts entered 9,493,999 479,405 ↑9,014,594 ↑1880%

Male comparison

The average bench press entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average front squat.

The bodyweight of men entering bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering front squat lifts.

Metric Bench Press Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 216.4 lb 231.2 lb ↓14.8 lb ↓6%
Elite lift 371.1 lb 378.4 lb ↓7.3 lb ↓2%
Average bodyweight 176.4 lb 177.9 lb ↓1.4 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 1,916,260 154,506 ↑1,761,754 ↑1140%

Female comparison

The average bench press entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average front squat.

The bodyweight of women entering bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering front squat lifts.

Metric Bench Press Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 110 lb 136.5 lb ↓26.6 lb ↓19%
Elite lift 219.8 lb 231.6 lb ↓11.8 lb ↓5%
Average bodyweight 145.5 lb 142.8 lb ↑2.7 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 276,273 46,647 ↑229,626 ↑492%

More comparisons

Compare bench press versus one of the following exercises:

Squat Deadlift Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Military Press Incline Bench Press Front Squat Bent Over Row Hex Bar Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Hip Thrust Romanian Deadlift Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Shrug Pendlay Row Rack Pull Decline Bench Press Preacher Curl T-Bar Row Box Squat Upright Row Stiff Legged Deadlift Tricep Extension Lying Tricep Extension Good Morning Barbell Lunge Floor Press Wrist Curl Zercher Squat Bulgarian Split Squat Split Squat Reverse Wrist Curl Landmine Squat

See also

Front Squat vs Bench Press Bench Press Standards Front Squat Standards