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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 85 74 ↑11 ↑15%
Total lifts entered 116,995 156,538 ↓39,543 ↓25%

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 199.8 lb 214.6 lb ↓14.8 lb ↓7%
Elite lift 388.7 lb 426.4 lb ↓37.7 lb ↓9%
Average bodyweight 172.3 lb 170.1 lb ↑2.2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 26,014 40,618 ↓14,604 ↓36%

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 83.5 lb 126.1 lb ↓42.5 lb ↓34%
Elite lift 188.1 lb 271.9 lb ↓83.8 lb ↓31%
Average bodyweight 147.3 lb 143.5 lb ↑3.9 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 3,785 12,448 ↓8,663 ↓70%

More comparisons

Compare chest press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Leg Extension vs Chest Press Chest Press Standards Leg Extension Standards