Handstand Push Ups vs Close Grip Push Up

Overall comparison

The daily number of handstand push ups lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of close grip push up lifts.

Metric Handstand Push Ups Close Grip Push Up Difference Percent
Daily count 34 0 ↑34 ↑-
Total lifts entered 16,188 0 ↑16,188 ↑-

Male comparison

The average handstand push ups entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average close grip push up.

The bodyweight of men entering handstand push ups lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering close grip push up lifts.

Metric Handstand Push Ups Close Grip Push Up Difference Percent
Average lift 225.4 lb 333.5 lb ↓108.1 lb ↓32%
Elite lift 411.2 lb 610.8 lb ↓199.6 lb ↓33%
Average bodyweight 163.2 lb 163.2 lb ↓0 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 7,499 0 ↑7,499 ↑-

Female comparison

The average handstand push ups entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average close grip push up.

The bodyweight of women entering handstand push ups lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering close grip push up lifts.

Metric Handstand Push Ups Close Grip Push Up Difference Percent
Average lift 171.5 lb 205.3 lb ↓33.8 lb ↓16%
Elite lift 290.1 lb 423.2 lb ↓133.1 lb ↓31%
Average bodyweight 134.5 lb 134.8 lb ↓0.2 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 920 0 ↑920 ↑-