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Clean and Jerk vs Power Clean

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Overall comparison

The daily number of clean and jerk lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of power clean lifts.

Metric Clean and Jerk Power Clean Difference Percent
Daily count 112 344 ↓232 ↓67%
Total lifts entered 129,112 359,468 ↓230,356 ↓64%

Male comparison

The average clean and jerk entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average power clean.

The bodyweight of men entering clean and jerk lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering power clean lifts.

Metric Clean and Jerk Power Clean Difference Percent
Average lift 203.6 lb 201.6 lb ↑2 lb ↑1%
Elite lift 343.8 lb 329.2 lb ↑14.6 lb ↑4%
Average bodyweight 176.9 lb 176.6 lb ↑0.3 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 48,620 128,661 ↓80,041 ↓62%

Female comparison

The average clean and jerk entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average power clean.

The bodyweight of women entering clean and jerk lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering power clean lifts.

Metric Clean and Jerk Power Clean Difference Percent
Average lift 120.4 lb 117.5 lb ↑2.9 lb ↑2%
Elite lift 199.9 lb 193.4 lb ↑6.5 lb ↑3%
Average bodyweight 143.6 lb 142.9 lb ↑0.7 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 19,571 34,224 ↓14,653 ↓43%

More comparisons

Compare clean and jerk versus one of the following exercises:

Power Clean Clean Snatch Push Press Power Snatch Clean and Press Overhead Squat Thruster Push Jerk

See also

Power Clean vs Clean and Jerk Clean and Jerk Standards Power Clean Standards