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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 439 51 ↑388 ↑761%
Total lifts entered 456,269 7,846 ↑448,423 ↑5715%

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 104.9 kg 148.6 kg ↓43.7 kg ↓29%
Elite lift 171.6 kg 255.1 kg ↓83.5 kg ↓33%
Average bodyweight 80.7 kg 81.4 kg ↓0.8 kg ↓1%
Lifts analysed 153,982 3,165 ↑150,817 ↑4765%

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 heavier than those entering box squat lifts.

Metric Front Squat Box Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 61.9 kg 80.5 kg ↓18.5 kg ↓23%
Elite lift 105.1 kg 144 kg ↓38.9 kg ↓27%
Average bodyweight 64.8 kg 64.5 kg ↑0.3 kg ↑1%
Lifts analysed 46,512 672 ↑45,840 ↑6821%

More comparisons

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See also

Box Squat vs Front Squat Front Squat Standards Box Squat Standards