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Crunches vs Sit Ups

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Overall comparison

The daily number of crunches lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of sit ups lifts.

Metric Crunches Sit Ups Difference Percent
Daily count 41 64 ↓23 ↓36%
Total lifts entered 24,794 42,857 ↓18,063 ↓42%

Male comparison

The average crunches entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average sit ups.

The bodyweight of men entering crunches lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering sit ups lifts.

Metric Crunches Sit Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 468.9 lb 483.4 lb ↓14.5 lb ↓3%
Elite lift 911.9 lb 901.3 lb ↑10.6 lb ↑1%
Average bodyweight 163.9 lb 163.4 lb ↑0.6 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 10,890 17,933 ↓7,043 ↓39%

Female comparison

The average crunches entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average sit ups.

The bodyweight of women entering crunches lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering sit ups lifts.

Metric Crunches Sit Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 349.9 lb 350.3 lb ↓0.4 lb ↓0%
Elite lift 718.3 lb 702.8 lb ↑15.5 lb ↑2%
Average bodyweight 137.2 lb 138 lb ↓0.8 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 2,224 3,531 ↓1,307 ↓37%

More comparisons

Compare crunches versus one of the following exercises:

Pull Ups Push Ups Dips Chin Ups Bodyweight Squat Muscle Ups Single Leg Squat Sit Ups One Arm Push Ups Handstand Push Ups Burpees Lunge

See also

Sit Ups vs Crunches Crunches Standards Sit Ups Standards