Box Squat vs Zercher Squat

Overall comparison

The daily number of box squat lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of zercher squat lifts.

Metric Box Squat Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 39 43 ↓4 ↓9%
Total lifts entered 52,037 41,278 ↑10,759 ↑26%

Male comparison

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

The bodyweight of men entering box squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering zercher squat lifts.

Metric Box Squat Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 329.1 lb 251 lb ↑78.1 lb ↑31%
Elite lift 579.8 lb 453.6 lb ↑126.2 lb ↑28%
Average bodyweight 180.6 lb 181.8 lb ↓1.2 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 9,998 5,027 ↑4,971 ↑99%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering box squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering zercher squat lifts.

Metric Box Squat Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 184 lb 136.8 lb ↑47.2 lb ↑35%
Elite lift 328.3 lb 266.4 lb ↑61.9 lb ↑23%
Average bodyweight 143.2 lb 146.7 lb ↓3.5 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 2,033 469 ↑1,564 ↑333%