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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 29 145 ↓116 ↓80%
Total lifts entered 102,619 138,950 ↓36,331 ↓26%

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 176.5 lb 203.8 lb ↓27.4 lb ↓13%
Elite lift 312.2 lb 345.6 lb ↓33.4 lb ↓10%
Average bodyweight 178.9 lb 176.9 lb ↑2.1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 38,666 52,118 ↓13,452 ↓26%

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 92.9 lb 120.4 lb ↓27.6 lb ↓23%
Elite lift 178 lb 200.3 lb ↓22.3 lb ↓11%
Average bodyweight 144.5 lb 143.6 lb ↑0.9 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 10,200 20,907 ↓10,707 ↓51%

More comparisons

Compare clean and press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

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