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Dips vs Back Extension

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Overall comparison

The daily number of dips lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of back extension lifts.

Metric Dips Back Extension Difference Percent
Daily count 229 11 ↑218 ↑1982%
Total lifts entered 433,920 3,429 ↑430,491 ↑12554%

Male comparison

The average dips entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average back extension.

The bodyweight of men entering dips lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering back extension lifts.

Metric Dips Back Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 276.1 lb 331.4 lb ↓55.3 lb ↓17%
Elite lift 440.6 lb 671.3 lb ↓230.7 lb ↓34%
Average bodyweight 169.8 lb 170.2 lb ↓0.5 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 123,322 933 ↑122,389 ↑13118%

Female comparison

The average dips entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average back extension.

The bodyweight of women entering dips lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering back extension lifts.

Metric Dips Back Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 176.8 lb 231.9 lb ↓55.1 lb ↓24%
Elite lift 290.6 lb 399.7 lb ↓109 lb ↓27%
Average bodyweight 135.7 lb 141.9 lb ↓6.2 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 9,068 224 ↑8,844 ↑3948%

More comparisons

Compare dips versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Back Extension vs Dips Dips Standards Back Extension Standards