Handstand Push Ups vs Back Extension

Overall comparison

The daily number of handstand push ups lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of back extension lifts.

Metric Handstand Push Ups Back Extension Difference Percent
Daily count 34 21 ↑13 ↑62%
Total lifts entered 16,188 3,450 ↑12,738 ↑369%

Male comparison

The average handstand push ups entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average back extension.

The bodyweight of men entering handstand push ups lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering back extension lifts.

Metric Handstand Push Ups Back Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 225.4 lb 329.8 lb ↓104.4 lb ↓32%
Elite lift 411.2 lb 673.7 lb ↓262.5 lb ↓39%
Average bodyweight 163.2 lb 170.5 lb ↓7.3 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 7,499 1,266 ↑6,233 ↑492%

Female comparison

The average handstand push ups entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average back extension.

The bodyweight of women entering handstand push ups lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering back extension lifts.

Metric Handstand Push Ups Back Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 171.5 lb 236.9 lb ↓65.4 lb ↓28%
Elite lift 290.1 lb 424.6 lb ↓134.5 lb ↓32%
Average bodyweight 134.5 lb 142.2 lb ↓7.6 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 920 331 ↑589 ↑178%