Handstand Push Ups vs Sit Ups

Overall comparison

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

Metric Handstand Push Ups Sit Ups Difference Percent
Daily count 34 38 ↓4 ↓11%
Total lifts entered 16,188 64,216 ↓48,028 ↓75%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Handstand Push Ups Sit Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 225.4 lb 477.5 lb ↓252.1 lb ↓53%
Elite lift 411.2 lb 933.2 lb ↓522.1 lb ↓56%
Average bodyweight 163.2 lb 163.9 lb ↓0.7 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 7,499 23,539 ↓16,040 ↓68%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Handstand Push Ups Sit Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 171.5 lb 339.5 lb ↓168 lb ↓49%
Elite lift 290.1 lb 707.1 lb ↓417 lb ↓59%
Average bodyweight 134.5 lb 138.4 lb ↓3.8 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 920 4,575 ↓3,655 ↓80%