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Cable Fly vs Face Pull

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Overall comparison

The daily number of cable fly lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of face pull lifts.

Metric Cable Fly Face Pull Difference Percent
Daily count 24 26 ↓2 ↓8%
Total lifts entered 6,891 7,836 ↓945 ↓12%

Male comparison

The average cable fly entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average face pull.

The bodyweight of men entering cable fly lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering face pull lifts.

Metric Cable Fly Face Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 93.2 lb 109.1 lb ↓15.9 lb ↓15%
Elite lift 241 lb 241.7 lb ↓0.7 lb ↓0%
Average bodyweight 171 lb 172.2 lb ↓1.2 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 2,575 2,686 ↓111 ↓4%

Female comparison

The average cable fly entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average face pull.

The bodyweight of women entering cable fly lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering face pull lifts.

Metric Cable Fly Face Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 46.6 lb 70.9 lb ↓24.3 lb ↓34%
Elite lift 125.9 lb 143.6 lb ↓17.7 lb ↓12%
Average bodyweight 142 lb 140.5 lb ↑1.5 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 197 587 ↓390 ↓66%

More comparisons

Compare cable fly versus one of the following exercises:

Lat Pulldown Seated Cable Row Tricep Pushdown Tricep Rope Pushdown Face Pull

See also

Face Pull vs Cable Fly Cable Fly Standards Face Pull Standards