Box Squat vs Barbell Hack Squat

Overall comparison

The daily number of box squat lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of barbell hack squat lifts.

Metric Box Squat Barbell Hack Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 39 2 ↑37 ↑1850%
Total lifts entered 52,037 2 ↑52,035 ↑2601750%

Male comparison

The average box squat entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell hack squat.

The bodyweight of men entering box squat lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell hack squat lifts.

Metric Box Squat Barbell Hack Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 329.1 lb 254.9 lb ↑74.2 lb ↑29%
Elite lift 579.8 lb 471.7 lb ↑108.1 lb ↑23%
Average bodyweight 180.6 lb 168.5 lb ↑12.1 lb ↑7%
Lifts analysed 9,998 107 ↑9,891 ↑9244%

Female comparison

The average box squat entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell hack squat.

The bodyweight of women entering box squat lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell hack squat lifts.

Metric Box Squat Barbell Hack Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 184 lb 104.7 lb ↑79.3 lb ↑76%
Elite lift 328.3 lb 196.5 lb ↑131.9 lb ↑67%
Average bodyweight 143.2 lb 138.8 lb ↑4.4 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 2,033 0 ↑2,033 ↑-