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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 16 73 ↓57 ↓78%
Total lifts entered 35,547 62,893 ↓27,346 ↓43%

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 less heavy than those entering sit ups lifts.

Metric Crunches Sit Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 459.6 lb 477 lb ↓17.4 lb ↓4%
Elite lift 932 lb 927.8 lb ↑4.3 lb ↑0%
Average bodyweight 163.5 lb 163.8 lb ↓0.2 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 14,178 23,159 ↓8,981 ↓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 333.5 lb 339.6 lb ↓6.1 lb ↓2%
Elite lift 689.4 lb 706.6 lb ↓17.2 lb ↓2%
Average bodyweight 137.2 lb 138.3 lb ↓1.1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 2,785 4,510 ↓1,725 ↓38%

More comparisons

Compare crunches versus one of the following exercises:

Pull Ups Push Ups Dips Chin Ups Bodyweight Squat Sit Ups Single Leg Squat Diamond Pushups One Arm Push Ups Muscle Ups One Arm Pull Ups Glute Bridge Handstand Push Ups Inverted Row Neutral Grip Pull Ups Burpees Hanging Leg Raise Back Extension Lying Leg Raise Russian Twist Toes To Bar Lunge Glute Ham Raise

See also

Sit Ups vs Crunches Crunches Standards Sit Ups Standards