Hack Squat vs Smith Machine Squat

Overall comparison

The daily number of hack squat lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of smith machine squat lifts.

Metric Hack Squat Smith Machine Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 20 17 ↑3 ↑18%
Total lifts entered 48,468 17 ↑48,451 ↑285006%

Male comparison

The average hack squat entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average smith machine squat.

The bodyweight of men entering hack squat lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering smith machine squat lifts.

Metric Hack Squat Smith Machine Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 336.9 lb 261.3 lb ↑75.6 lb ↑29%
Elite lift 699.3 lb 469.9 lb ↑229.4 lb ↑49%
Average bodyweight 179.7 lb 167.9 lb ↑11.8 lb ↑7%
Lifts analysed 7,398 494 ↑6,904 ↑1398%

Female comparison

The average hack squat entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average smith machine squat.

The bodyweight of women entering hack squat lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering smith machine squat lifts.

Metric Hack Squat Smith Machine Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 190.4 lb 152.1 lb ↑38.3 lb ↑25%
Elite lift 440.1 lb 294.8 lb ↑145.3 lb ↑49%
Average bodyweight 143.2 lb 135.7 lb ↑7.6 lb ↑6%
Lifts analysed 1,630 131 ↑1,499 ↑1144%