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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 257 146 ↑111 ↑76%
Total lifts entered 65,108 109,349 ↓44,241 ↓40%

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 202 lb 217.2 lb ↓15.1 lb ↓7%
Elite lift 390.9 lb 431.2 lb ↓40.3 lb ↓9%
Average bodyweight 172.6 lb 169.7 lb ↑2.9 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 23,890 41,492 ↓17,602 ↓42%

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 lb ↓41.7 lb ↓33%
Elite lift 189.1 lb 276.1 lb ↓87 lb ↓32%
Average bodyweight 147.4 lb 143.3 lb ↑4.1 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 3,255 12,713 ↓9,458 ↓74%

More comparisons

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See also

Leg Extension vs Chest Press Chest Press Standards Leg Extension Standards