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Chest Press vs Hack Squat

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Overall comparison

The daily number of chest press lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of hack squat lifts.

Metric Chest Press Hack Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 248 40 ↑208 ↑520%
Total lifts entered 21,262 5,998 ↑15,264 ↑254%

Male comparison

The average chest press entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average hack squat.

The bodyweight of men entering chest press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering hack squat lifts.

Metric Chest Press Hack Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 203.3 lb 336.8 lb ↓133.5 lb ↓40%
Elite lift 392.9 lb 694.9 lb ↓302 lb ↓43%
Average bodyweight 173 lb 178.6 lb ↓5.6 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 8,060 2,440 ↑5,620 ↑230%

Female comparison

The average chest press entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average hack squat.

The bodyweight of women entering chest press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering hack squat lifts.

Metric Chest Press Hack Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 86 lb 180.8 lb ↓94.8 lb ↓52%
Elite lift 185.9 lb 405.6 lb ↓219.7 lb ↓54%
Average bodyweight 146.9 lb 141.5 lb ↑5.4 lb ↑4%
Lifts analysed 1,100 614 ↑486 ↑79%

More comparisons

Compare chest press versus one of the following exercises:

Sled Leg Press Horizontal Leg Press Leg Extension Machine Shoulder Press Seated Leg Curl Pec Deck Fly Calf Raise Hack Squat Vertical Leg Press Seated Calf Raise Lying Leg Curl Hip Abduction Hip Adduction

See also

Hack Squat vs Chest Press Chest Press Standards Hack Squat Standards