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Front Squat vs Box Squat

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Front Squat Box Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 432 61 ↑371 ↑608%
Total lifts entered 493,723 12,388 ↑481,335 ↑3885%

Male comparison

The average front squat entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average box squat.

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

Metric Front Squat Box Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 231.3 lb 328.4 lb ↓97.2 lb ↓30%
Elite lift 378.8 lb 567.7 lb ↓188.9 lb ↓33%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 180.1 lb ↓2.2 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 166,739 5,018 ↑161,721 ↑3223%

Female comparison

The average front squat entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average box squat.

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

Metric Front Squat Box Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 136.7 lb 180 lb ↓43.3 lb ↓24%
Elite lift 231.7 lb 320 lb ↓88.3 lb ↓28%
Average bodyweight 142.9 lb 144.2 lb ↓1.3 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 50,017 1,110 ↑48,907 ↑4406%

More comparisons

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See also

Box Squat vs Front Squat Front Squat Standards Box Squat Standards