Machine Chest Fly vs Chest Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Machine Chest Fly Chest Press Difference Percent
Daily count 49 109 ↓60 ↓55%
Total lifts entered 54,909 117,104 ↓62,195 ↓53%

Male comparison

The average machine chest fly entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average chest press.

The bodyweight of men entering machine chest fly lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering chest press lifts.

Metric Machine Chest Fly Chest Press Difference Percent
Average lift 193.1 lb 199.8 lb ↓6.7 lb ↓3%
Elite lift 362.9 lb 388.7 lb ↓25.8 lb ↓7%
Average bodyweight 174.1 lb 172.3 lb ↑1.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 11,058 26,014 ↓14,956 ↓57%

Female comparison

The average machine chest fly entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average chest press.

The bodyweight of women entering machine chest fly lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering chest press lifts.

Metric Machine Chest Fly Chest Press Difference Percent
Average lift 88 lb 83.5 lb ↑4.4 lb ↑5%
Elite lift 187.9 lb 188.1 lb ↓0.2 lb ↓0%
Average bodyweight 149.7 lb 147.3 lb ↑2.4 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,002 3,785 ↓2,783 ↓74%