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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 32 182 ↓150 ↓82%
Total lifts entered 4,608 188,724 ↓184,116 ↓98%

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 92.4 lb 181.8 lb ↓89.4 lb ↓49%
Elite lift 237.1 lb 312.9 lb ↓75.8 lb ↓24%
Average bodyweight 171.2 lb 171.1 lb ↑0.1 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 2,427 71,397 ↓68,970 ↓97%

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 less heavy than those entering lat pulldown lifts.

Metric Cable Fly Lat Pulldown Difference Percent
Average lift 47.4 lb 100.8 lb ↓53.4 lb ↓53%
Elite lift 129.8 lb 182.2 lb ↓52.5 lb ↓29%
Average bodyweight 141.9 lb 143.4 lb ↓1.5 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 181 16,244 ↓16,063 ↓99%

More comparisons

Compare cable fly versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Lat Pulldown vs Cable Fly Cable Fly Standards Lat Pulldown Standards