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Military Press vs Front Squat

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Military Press Front Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 423 227 ↑196 ↑86%
Total lifts entered 312,711 638,320 ↓325,609 ↓51%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Military Press Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 141.9 lb 229.5 lb ↓87.6 lb ↓38%
Elite lift 239.8 lb 377.2 lb ↓137.4 lb ↓36%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 177.8 lb ↑0.4 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 103,951 181,002 ↓77,051 ↓43%

Female comparison

The average military press entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average front squat.

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

Metric Military Press Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 75.9 lb 136.7 lb ↓60.8 lb ↓44%
Elite lift 141.3 lb 230.4 lb ↓89.1 lb ↓39%
Average bodyweight 143.4 lb 142.8 lb ↑0.7 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 7,329 54,447 ↓47,118 ↓87%

More comparisons

Compare military press versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Deadlift Squat Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Bent Over Row Front Squat Incline Bench Press Hex Bar Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Hip Thrust EZ Bar Curl Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Shrug Lying Tricep Extension Pendlay Row Floor Press Good Morning Decline Bench Press Bulgarian Split Squat Tricep Extension Box Squat Zercher Squat Rack Pull Seated Shoulder Press Landmine Squat Stiff Legged Deadlift T-Bar Row Preacher Curl Wrist Curl Upright Row Split Squat Reverse Grip Bench Press Barbell Lunge Reverse Barbell Curl Reverse Wrist Curl

See also

Front Squat vs Military Press Military Press Standards Front Squat Standards