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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 129 227 ↓98 ↓43%
Total lifts entered 109,203 64,851 ↑44,352 ↑68%

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 217.2 lb 202 lb ↑15.2 lb ↑8%
Elite lift 431.2 lb 390.8 lb ↑40.4 lb ↑10%
Average bodyweight 169.7 lb 172.5 lb ↓2.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 41,492 23,526 ↑17,966 ↑76%

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 lb 85.4 lb ↑41.6 lb ↑49%
Elite lift 276.1 lb 189.5 lb ↑86.6 lb ↑46%
Average bodyweight 143.3 lb 147.4 lb ↓4 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 12,713 3,190 ↑9,523 ↑299%

More comparisons

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See also

Chest Press vs Leg Extension Leg Extension Standards Chest Press Standards