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Clean vs Push Press

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Clean Push Press Difference Percent
Daily count 49 50 ↓1 ↓2%
Total lifts entered 157,310 143,002 ↑14,308 ↑10%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Clean Push Press Difference Percent
Average lift 203.3 lb 185.2 lb ↑18.1 lb ↑10%
Elite lift 324.5 lb 333.1 lb ↓8.6 lb ↓3%
Average bodyweight 174.5 lb 181.4 lb ↓6.9 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 46,040 40,120 ↑5,920 ↑15%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Clean Push Press Difference Percent
Average lift 123.2 lb 101.9 lb ↑21.4 lb ↑21%
Elite lift 193.2 lb 177.6 lb ↑15.6 lb ↑9%
Average bodyweight 141.3 lb 145.6 lb ↓4.4 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 14,925 13,315 ↑1,610 ↑12%

More comparisons

Compare clean versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Push Press vs Clean Clean Standards Push Press Standards