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Front Squat vs Deadlift

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Front Squat Deadlift Difference Percent
Daily count 381 5,294 ↓4,913 ↓93%
Total lifts entered 494,104 5,854,423 ↓5,360,319 ↓92%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Front Squat Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 231.3 lb 335 lb ↓103.8 lb ↓31%
Elite lift 378.8 lb 549.8 lb ↓171 lb ↓31%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 177.7 lb ↑0.1 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 166,739 1,371,932 ↓1,205,193 ↓88%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Front Squat Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 136.7 lb 191 lb ↓54.3 lb ↓28%
Elite lift 231.7 lb 343 lb ↓111.4 lb ↓32%
Average bodyweight 142.9 lb 144.4 lb ↓1.5 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 50,017 318,531 ↓268,514 ↓84%

More comparisons

Compare front squat versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Deadlift vs Front Squat Front Squat Standards Deadlift Standards