Front Squat vs Zercher Squat

Overall comparison

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

Metric Front Squat Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 489 43 ↑446 ↑1037%
Total lifts entered 645,762 41,278 ↑604,484 ↑1464%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Front Squat Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 229.5 lb 251 lb ↓21.5 lb ↓9%
Elite lift 377.4 lb 453.6 lb ↓76.2 lb ↓17%
Average bodyweight 177.8 lb 181.8 lb ↓4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 182,765 5,027 ↑177,738 ↑3536%

Female comparison

The average front squat entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average zercher squat.

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

Metric Front Squat Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 136.8 lb 136.8 lb ↑0 lb ↑0%
Elite lift 230.5 lb 266.4 lb ↓35.9 lb ↓13%
Average bodyweight 142.8 lb 146.7 lb ↓3.9 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 54,849 469 ↑54,380 ↑11595%