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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 7,547 329 ↑7,218 ↑2194%
Total lifts entered 8,896,831 455,830 ↑8,441,001 ↑1852%

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 ↓14.9 lb ↓6%
Elite lift 371.1 lb 378.3 lb ↓7.2 lb ↓2%
Average bodyweight 176.5 lb 177.9 lb ↓1.4 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 1,899,301 153,982 ↑1,745,319 ↑1133%

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 109.9 lb 136.5 lb ↓26.6 lb ↓19%
Elite lift 219.8 lb 231.7 lb ↓11.9 lb ↓5%
Average bodyweight 145.5 lb 142.9 lb ↑2.7 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 274,420 46,512 ↑227,908 ↑490%

More comparisons

Compare bench press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Front Squat vs Bench Press Bench Press Standards Front Squat Standards