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Leg Extension vs Chest Press

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Overall comparison

The daily number of leg extension lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of chest press lifts.

Metric Leg Extension Chest Press Difference Percent
Daily count 198 253 ↓55 ↓22%
Total lifts entered 92,518 40,211 ↑52,307 ↑130%

Male comparison

The average leg extension entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average chest press.

The bodyweight of men entering leg extension lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering chest press lifts.

Metric Leg Extension Chest Press Difference Percent
Average lift 218.1 lb 201.5 lb ↑16.7 lb ↑8%
Elite lift 434.2 lb 389.8 lb ↑44.4 lb ↑11%
Average bodyweight 169.8 lb 172.3 lb ↓2.6 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 35,455 15,044 ↑20,411 ↑136%

Female comparison

The average leg extension entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average chest press.

The bodyweight of women entering leg extension lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering chest press lifts.

Metric Leg Extension Chest Press Difference Percent
Average lift 127.5 lb 84.6 lb ↑42.9 lb ↑51%
Elite lift 278.2 lb 185.6 lb ↑92.5 lb ↑50%
Average bodyweight 143.2 lb 147.6 lb ↓4.3 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 10,919 2,034 ↑8,885 ↑437%

More comparisons

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Sled Leg Press Horizontal Leg Press Chest Press Machine Shoulder Press Pec Deck Fly Vertical Leg Press Calf Raise Hack Squat Seated Leg Curl Seated Calf Raise Lying Leg Curl Hip Adduction Hip Abduction

See also

Chest Press vs Leg Extension Leg Extension Standards Chest Press Standards