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Clean and Jerk vs Push Press

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Overall comparison

The daily number of clean and jerk lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of push press lifts.

Metric Clean and Jerk Push Press Difference Percent
Daily count 74 36 ↑38 ↑106%
Total lifts entered 128,907 88,825 ↑40,082 ↑45%

Male comparison

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

The bodyweight of men entering clean and jerk lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering push press lifts.

Metric Clean and Jerk Push Press Difference Percent
Average lift 203.6 lb 186.5 lb ↑17.1 lb ↑9%
Elite lift 343.9 lb 336.8 lb ↑7.1 lb ↑2%
Average bodyweight 176.9 lb 181 lb ↓4.2 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 48,471 35,645 ↑12,826 ↑36%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering clean and jerk lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering push press lifts.

Metric Clean and Jerk Push Press Difference Percent
Average lift 120.4 lb 102.4 lb ↑18 lb ↑18%
Elite lift 199.8 lb 178.2 lb ↑21.6 lb ↑12%
Average bodyweight 143.6 lb 145.2 lb ↓1.6 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 19,517 11,707 ↑7,810 ↑67%

More comparisons

Compare clean and jerk versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Push Press vs Clean and Jerk Clean and Jerk Standards Push Press Standards