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Clean and Press vs Clean and Jerk

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Clean and Press Clean and Jerk Difference Percent
Daily count 36 148 ↓112 ↓76%
Total lifts entered 99,625 129,522 ↓29,897 ↓23%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Clean and Press Clean and Jerk Difference Percent
Average lift 176.7 lb 203.6 lb ↓26.8 lb ↓13%
Elite lift 312.3 lb 343.8 lb ↓31.5 lb ↓9%
Average bodyweight 178.9 lb 176.9 lb ↑2.1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 37,489 48,620 ↓11,131 ↓23%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Clean and Press Clean and Jerk Difference Percent
Average lift 93.2 lb 120.4 lb ↓27.2 lb ↓23%
Elite lift 178.3 lb 199.9 lb ↓21.7 lb ↓11%
Average bodyweight 144.5 lb 143.6 lb ↑0.9 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 9,900 19,571 ↓9,671 ↓49%

More comparisons

Compare clean and press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

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