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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 greater than the daily number of face pull lifts.

Metric Cable Fly Face Pull Difference Percent
Daily count 23 21 ↑2 ↑10%
Total lifts entered 39,062 40,667 ↓1,605 ↓4%

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 heavier than those entering face pull lifts.

Metric Cable Fly Face Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 89.3 lb 102.8 lb ↓13.5 lb ↓13%
Elite lift 235.8 lb 227.1 lb ↑8.7 lb ↑4%
Average bodyweight 171.4 lb 170.9 lb ↑0.5 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 6,342 7,443 ↓1,101 ↓15%

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 44.8 lb 73.7 lb ↓28.9 lb ↓39%
Elite lift 116.1 lb 154.4 lb ↓38.3 lb ↓25%
Average bodyweight 144.9 lb 141 lb ↑3.9 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 523 1,578 ↓1,055 ↓67%

More comparisons

Compare cable fly versus one of the following exercises:

Lat Pulldown Tricep Pushdown Seated Cable Row Face Pull Tricep Rope Pushdown Cable Crunch One Arm Cable Curl Cable Curl Cable Pull Through Cable Lateral Raise

See also

Face Pull vs Cable Fly Cable Fly Standards Face Pull Standards