Machine Back Extension vs Smith Machine Bench Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of machine back extension lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of smith machine bench press lifts.

Metric Machine Back Extension Smith Machine Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 2 11 ↓9 ↓82%
Total lifts entered 2 11 ↓9 ↓82%

Male comparison

The average machine back extension entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average smith machine bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering machine back extension lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering smith machine bench press lifts.

Metric Machine Back Extension Smith Machine Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 259.9 lb 220.5 lb ↑39.5 lb ↑18%
Elite lift 518.9 lb 382.4 lb ↑136.5 lb ↑36%
Average bodyweight 177.7 lb 175.3 lb ↑2.4 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 109 706 ↓597 ↓85%

Female comparison

The average machine back extension entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average smith machine bench press.

The bodyweight of women entering machine back extension lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering smith machine bench press lifts.

Metric Machine Back Extension Smith Machine Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 89.6 lb 77.7 lb ↑11.9 lb ↑15%
Elite lift 186.7 lb 169.3 lb ↑17.4 lb ↑10%
Average bodyweight 140.8 lb 144.2 lb ↓3.3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 0 0 ↑0 ↑-