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Cable Fly vs Lat Pulldown

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Cable Fly Lat Pulldown Difference Percent
Daily count 23 136 ↓113 ↓83%
Total lifts entered 39,062 314,148 ↓275,086 ↓88%

Male comparison

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

The bodyweight of men entering cable fly lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering lat pulldown lifts.

Metric Cable Fly Lat Pulldown Difference Percent
Average lift 89.3 lb 179 lb ↓89.6 lb ↓50%
Elite lift 235.8 lb 310 lb ↓74.1 lb ↓24%
Average bodyweight 171.4 lb 171.2 lb ↑0.2 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 6,342 90,519 ↓84,177 ↓93%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Cable Fly Lat Pulldown Difference Percent
Average lift 44.8 lb 100.4 lb ↓55.7 lb ↓55%
Elite lift 116.1 lb 181.5 lb ↓65.5 lb ↓36%
Average bodyweight 144.9 lb 143.6 lb ↑1.3 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 523 20,109 ↓19,586 ↓97%

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

Lat Pulldown vs Cable Fly Cable Fly Standards Lat Pulldown Standards