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Clean and Press vs Thruster

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Clean and Press Thruster Difference Percent
Daily count 23 14 ↑9 ↑64%
Total lifts entered 101,359 15,141 ↑86,218 ↑569%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Clean and Press Thruster Difference Percent
Average lift 176.6 lb 171.8 lb ↑4.8 lb ↑3%
Elite lift 312.3 lb 324.2 lb ↓11.9 lb ↓4%
Average bodyweight 178.9 lb 177.7 lb ↑1.2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 38,242 5,107 ↑33,135 ↑649%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Clean and Press Thruster Difference Percent
Average lift 93 lb 99.2 lb ↓6.2 lb ↓6%
Elite lift 178.1 lb 180.1 lb ↓2 lb ↓1%
Average bodyweight 144.5 lb 141.4 lb ↑3 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 10,080 3,163 ↑6,917 ↑219%

More comparisons

Compare clean and press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Thruster vs Clean and Press Clean and Press Standards Thruster Standards