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Chin Ups vs Pull Ups

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Overall comparison

The daily number of chin ups lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of pull ups lifts.

Metric Chin Ups Pull Ups Difference Percent
Daily count 306 730 ↓424 ↓58%
Total lifts entered 150,889 742,057 ↓591,168 ↓80%

Male comparison

The average chin ups entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average pull ups.

The bodyweight of men entering chin ups lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering pull ups lifts.

Metric Chin Ups Pull Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 242 lb 243.4 lb ↓1.4 lb ↓1%
Elite lift 358.6 lb 372.2 lb ↓13.6 lb ↓4%
Average bodyweight 166.3 lb 168 lb ↓1.7 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 51,043 246,290 ↓195,247 ↓79%

Female comparison

The average chin ups entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average pull ups.

The bodyweight of women entering chin ups lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering pull ups lifts.

Metric Chin Ups Pull Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 153.8 lb 155.6 lb ↓1.9 lb ↓1%
Elite lift 222 lb 243.2 lb ↓21.2 lb ↓9%
Average bodyweight 132.2 lb 134.4 lb ↓2.2 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 6,056 28,630 ↓22,574 ↓79%

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See also

Pull Ups vs Chin Ups Chin Ups Standards Pull Ups Standards