Handstand Push Ups vs Push Ups

Overall comparison

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

Metric Handstand Push Ups Push Ups Difference Percent
Daily count 34 611 ↓577 ↓94%
Total lifts entered 16,188 564,613 ↓548,425 ↓97%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Handstand Push Ups Push Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 225.4 lb 386.3 lb ↓161 lb ↓42%
Elite lift 411.2 lb 722.5 lb ↓311.3 lb ↓43%
Average bodyweight 163.2 lb 167.1 lb ↓3.9 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 7,499 149,259 ↓141,760 ↓95%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Handstand Push Ups Push Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 171.5 lb 217 lb ↓45.5 lb ↓21%
Elite lift 290.1 lb 380.1 lb ↓90.1 lb ↓24%
Average bodyweight 134.5 lb 136.6 lb ↓2.1 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 920 21,450 ↓20,530 ↓96%