Front Squat vs Box Squat

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 489 39 ↑450 ↑1154%
Total lifts entered 645,762 52,037 ↑593,725 ↑1141%

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 229.5 lb 329.1 lb ↓99.6 lb ↓30%
Elite lift 377.4 lb 579.8 lb ↓202.4 lb ↓35%
Average bodyweight 177.8 lb 180.6 lb ↓2.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 182,765 9,998 ↑172,767 ↑1728%

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 136.8 lb 184 lb ↓47.2 lb ↓26%
Elite lift 230.5 lb 328.3 lb ↓97.8 lb ↓30%
Average bodyweight 142.8 lb 143.2 lb ↓0.4 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 54,849 2,033 ↑52,816 ↑2598%