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Deadlift vs Front Squat

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Overall comparison

The daily number of deadlift lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of front squat lifts.

Metric Deadlift Front Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 5,953 469 ↑5,484 ↑1169%
Total lifts entered 5,659,896 479,405 ↑5,180,491 ↑1081%

Male comparison

The average deadlift entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average front squat.

The bodyweight of men entering deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering front squat lifts.

Metric Deadlift Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 335 lb 231.2 lb ↑103.8 lb ↑45%
Elite lift 549.3 lb 378.4 lb ↑170.9 lb ↑45%
Average bodyweight 177.8 lb 177.9 lb ↓0.1 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 1,250,249 154,506 ↑1,095,743 ↑709%

Female comparison

The average deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average front squat.

The bodyweight of women entering deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering front squat lifts.

Metric Deadlift Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 190.5 lb 136.5 lb ↑54 lb ↑40%
Elite lift 342.5 lb 231.6 lb ↑110.9 lb ↑48%
Average bodyweight 144.3 lb 142.8 lb ↑1.5 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 294,252 46,647 ↑247,605 ↑531%

More comparisons

Compare deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Military Press Incline Bench Press Front Squat Bent Over Row Hex Bar Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Hip Thrust Romanian Deadlift Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Shrug Pendlay Row Rack Pull Decline Bench Press Preacher Curl T-Bar Row Box Squat Upright Row Stiff Legged Deadlift Tricep Extension Lying Tricep Extension Good Morning Barbell Lunge Floor Press Wrist Curl Zercher Squat Bulgarian Split Squat Split Squat Reverse Wrist Curl Landmine Squat

See also

Front Squat vs Deadlift Deadlift Standards Front Squat Standards