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Dips vs Push Ups

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Overall comparison

The daily number of dips lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of push ups lifts.

Metric Dips Push Ups Difference Percent
Daily count 364 610 ↓246 ↓40%
Total lifts entered 321,523 374,415 ↓52,892 ↓14%

Male comparison

The average dips entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average push ups.

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

Metric Dips Push Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 281.9 lb 400 lb ↓118.1 lb ↓30%
Elite lift 445.4 lb 723.1 lb ↓277.8 lb ↓38%
Average bodyweight 170.9 lb 166.8 lb ↑4.1 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 112,135 126,178 ↓14,043 ↓11%

Female comparison

The average dips entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average push ups.

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

Metric Dips Push Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 179.3 lb 222.1 lb ↓42.8 lb ↓19%
Elite lift 295.6 lb 387.5 lb ↓91.9 lb ↓24%
Average bodyweight 135.8 lb 135.9 lb ↓0.1 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 7,848 17,435 ↓9,587 ↓55%

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 One Arm Push Ups Crunches Single Leg Squat Lunge Burpees

See also

Push Ups vs Dips Dips Standards Push Ups Standards