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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 307 48 ↑259 ↑540%
Total lifts entered 639,265 51,026 ↑588,239 ↑1153%

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 104.1 kg 149 kg ↓44.9 kg ↓30%
Elite lift 171.1 kg 262.4 kg ↓91.3 kg ↓35%
Average bodyweight 80.6 kg 81.9 kg ↓1.2 kg ↓1%
Lifts analysed 181,368 9,200 ↑172,168 ↑1871%

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 62 kg 83.5 kg ↓21.5 kg ↓26%
Elite lift 104.5 kg 148.2 kg ↓43.7 kg ↓29%
Average bodyweight 64.8 kg 65 kg ↓0.3 kg ↓0%
Lifts analysed 54,544 1,917 ↑52,627 ↑2745%

More comparisons

Compare front squat versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Deadlift Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Military Press Bent Over Row Incline Bench Press Sumo Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Hex Bar Deadlift Hip Thrust EZ Bar Curl Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Shrug Seated Shoulder Press Box Squat Pendlay Row Lying Tricep Extension Floor Press Decline Bench Press Tricep Extension Preacher Curl Stiff Legged Deadlift T-Bar Row Barbell Lunge Upright Row Bulgarian Split Squat Rack Pull Reverse Barbell Curl Zercher Squat Reverse Grip Bench Press Split Squat Good Morning Wrist Curl Reverse Wrist Curl Landmine Squat

See also

Box Squat vs Front Squat Front Squat Standards Box Squat Standards