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Chest Press vs Leg Extension

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Overall comparison

The daily number of chest press lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of leg extension lifts.

Metric Chest Press Leg Extension Difference Percent
Daily count 112 116 ↓4 ↓3%
Total lifts entered 20,831 79,388 ↓58,557 ↓74%

Male comparison

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

The bodyweight of men entering chest press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering leg extension lifts.

Metric Chest Press Leg Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 203.3 lb 219.4 lb ↓16.1 lb ↓7%
Elite lift 392.9 lb 436.5 lb ↓43.7 lb ↓10%
Average bodyweight 173 lb 170 lb ↑2.9 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 8,060 30,466 ↓22,406 ↓74%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Chest Press Leg Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 86 lb 128 lb ↓42 lb ↓33%
Elite lift 185.9 lb 279.7 lb ↓93.8 lb ↓34%
Average bodyweight 146.9 lb 143.3 lb ↑3.7 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,100 9,457 ↓8,357 ↓88%

More comparisons

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

See also

Leg Extension vs Chest Press Chest Press Standards Leg Extension Standards