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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 greater than the daily number of leg extension lifts.

Metric Chest Press Leg Extension Difference Percent
Daily count 227 203 ↑24 ↑12%
Total lifts entered 32,451 87,359 ↓54,908 ↓63%

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 203.5 lb 219.3 lb ↓15.8 lb ↓7%
Elite lift 392.2 lb 436.5 lb ↓44.3 lb ↓10%
Average bodyweight 172.9 lb 170 lb ↑2.9 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 8,366 30,648 ↓22,282 ↓73%

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 86.3 lb 127.9 lb ↓41.6 lb ↓33%
Elite lift 190.4 lb 279.4 lb ↓89 lb ↓32%
Average bodyweight 146.7 lb 143.3 lb ↑3.4 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,129 9,515 ↓8,386 ↓88%

More comparisons

Compare chest press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Leg Extension vs Chest Press Chest Press Standards Leg Extension Standards