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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 525 439 ↑86 ↑20%
Total lifts entered 72,530 456,269 ↓383,739 ↓84%

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 144.8 lb 231.2 lb ↓86.4 lb ↓37%
Elite lift 243.6 lb 378.3 lb ↓134.7 lb ↓36%
Average bodyweight 178.7 lb 177.9 lb ↑0.8 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 32,364 153,982 ↓121,618 ↓79%

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 77.2 lb 136.5 lb ↓59.3 lb ↓43%
Elite lift 149.5 lb 231.7 lb ↓82.2 lb ↓35%
Average bodyweight 144 lb 142.9 lb ↑1.2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 2,192 46,512 ↓44,320 ↓95%

More comparisons

Compare military press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Front Squat vs Military Press Military Press Standards Front Squat Standards