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Clean vs Thruster

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Clean Thruster Difference Percent
Daily count 149 26 ↑123 ↑473%
Total lifts entered 103,184 13,771 ↑89,413 ↑649%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Clean Thruster Difference Percent
Average lift 206.1 lb 171.8 lb ↑34.3 lb ↑20%
Elite lift 328.3 lb 323.4 lb ↑4.8 lb ↑1%
Average bodyweight 174.8 lb 177.7 lb ↓3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 41,728 5,073 ↑36,655 ↑723%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Clean Thruster Difference Percent
Average lift 123 lb 99.2 lb ↑23.8 lb ↑24%
Elite lift 194.3 lb 179.9 lb ↑14.3 lb ↑8%
Average bodyweight 141.4 lb 141.4 lb ↓- ↓0%
Lifts analysed 12,791 3,138 ↑9,653 ↑308%

More comparisons

Compare clean versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Thruster vs Clean Clean Standards Thruster Standards