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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 115 124 ↓9 ↓7%
Total lifts entered 107,950 93,323 ↑14,627 ↑16%

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 206.1 lb 186.5 lb ↑19.5 lb ↑10%
Elite lift 328.3 lb 336.8 lb ↓8.5 lb ↓3%
Average bodyweight 174.8 lb 181 lb ↓6.3 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 41,728 35,758 ↑5,970 ↑17%

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 lb 102.3 lb ↑20.7 lb ↑20%
Elite lift 194.3 lb 178.2 lb ↑16.1 lb ↑9%
Average bodyweight 141.4 lb 145.2 lb ↓3.8 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 12,791 11,733 ↑1,058 ↑9%

More comparisons

Compare clean versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Push Press vs Clean Clean Standards Push Press Standards