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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 8,491 309 ↑8,182 ↑2648%
Total lifts entered 13,168,032 638,629 ↑12,529,403 ↑1962%

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 213.7 lb 229.5 lb ↓15.8 lb ↓7%
Elite lift 368.4 lb 377.2 lb ↓8.9 lb ↓2%
Average bodyweight 176.6 lb 177.8 lb ↓1.2 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 2,435,204 181,002 ↑2,254,202 ↑1245%

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 110.3 lb 136.7 lb ↓26.5 lb ↓19%
Elite lift 219.2 lb 230.4 lb ↓11.2 lb ↓5%
Average bodyweight 145.8 lb 142.8 lb ↑3.1 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 332,522 54,447 ↑278,075 ↑511%

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

See also

Front Squat vs Bench Press Bench Press Standards Front Squat Standards