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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 253 198 ↑55 ↑28%
Total lifts entered 40,211 92,518 ↓52,307 ↓57%

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 91.4 kg 99 kg ↓7.6 kg ↓8%
Elite lift 176.8 kg 196.9 kg ↓20.1 kg ↓10%
Average bodyweight 78.2 kg 77 kg ↑1.2 kg ↑2%
Lifts analysed 15,044 35,455 ↓20,411 ↓58%

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 38.4 kg 57.8 kg ↓19.5 kg ↓34%
Elite lift 84.2 kg 126.2 kg ↓42 kg ↓33%
Average bodyweight 66.9 kg 65 kg ↑2 kg ↑3%
Lifts analysed 2,034 10,919 ↓8,885 ↓81%

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See also

Leg Extension vs Chest Press Chest Press Standards Leg Extension Standards