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Front Squat vs Bench Press

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Overall comparison

The daily number of front squat lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of bench press lifts.

Metric Front Squat Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 553 13,214 ↓12,661 ↓96%
Total lifts entered 494,990 9,890,877 ↓9,395,887 ↓95%

Male comparison

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

The bodyweight of men entering front squat lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering bench press lifts.

Metric Front Squat Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 104.9 kg 98.2 kg ↑6.7 kg ↑7%
Elite lift 171.8 kg 168.4 kg ↑3.4 kg ↑2%
Average bodyweight 80.7 kg 80 kg ↑0.6 kg ↑1%
Lifts analysed 166,739 2,123,720 ↓1,956,981 ↓92%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering front squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering bench press lifts.

Metric Front Squat Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 62 kg 50.1 kg ↑12 kg ↑24%
Elite lift 105.1 kg 100.1 kg ↑5 kg ↑5%
Average bodyweight 64.8 kg 66.1 kg ↓1.3 kg ↓2%
Lifts analysed 50,017 298,336 ↓248,319 ↓83%

More comparisons

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See also

Bench Press vs Front Squat Front Squat Standards Bench Press Standards