Military Press vs Bench Pull

Overall Comparison

The daily number of military press lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of bench pull lifts.

Metric Military Press Bench Pull Difference Percent
Daily count 277 2 ↑275 ↑13750%
Total lifts entered 510,709 28,642 ↑482,067 ↑1683%

Male Comparison

The average military press entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average bench pull.

The bodyweight of men entering military press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering bench pull lifts.

Metric Military Press Bench Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 141.8 lb 191.1 lb ↓49.3 lb ↓26%
Elite lift 240.9 lb 344.7 lb ↓103.8 lb ↓30%
Average bodyweight 178.1 lb 176.9 lb ↑1.2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 144,779 658 ↑144,121 ↑21903%

Female Comparison

The average military press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average bench pull.

The bodyweight of women entering military press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering bench pull lifts.

Metric Military Press Bench Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 75.6 lb 71.1 lb ↑4.5 lb ↑6%
Elite lift 140.4 lb 144.4 lb ↓4 lb ↓3%
Average bodyweight 143.4 lb 142.6 lb ↑0.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 10,964 0 ↑10,964 ↑-