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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 248 148 ↑100 ↑68%
Total lifts entered 47,218 97,174 ↓49,956 ↓51%

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 201.4 lb 217.6 lb ↓16.3 lb ↓7%
Elite lift 388.9 lb 432.8 lb ↓43.9 lb ↓10%
Average bodyweight 172.4 lb 169.8 lb ↑2.7 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 17,616 37,040 ↓19,424 ↓52%

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 85.4 lb 127.1 lb ↓41.7 lb ↓33%
Elite lift 189 lb 277 lb ↓88 lb ↓32%
Average bodyweight 147.6 lb 143.4 lb ↑4.2 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 2,399 11,397 ↓8,998 ↓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 Vertical Leg Press Hack Squat Seated Calf Raise Lying Leg Curl Hip Abduction Hip Adduction

See also

Leg Extension vs Chest Press Chest Press Standards Leg Extension Standards