Military Press vs Pause Squat

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Military Press Pause Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 234 10 ↑224 ↑2240%
Total lifts entered 522,541 29,245 ↑493,296 ↑1687%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Military Press Pause Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 141.8 lb 289.2 lb ↓147.4 lb ↓51%
Elite lift 240.9 lb 471.4 lb ↓230.5 lb ↓49%
Average bodyweight 178.1 lb 177 lb ↑1.1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 144,779 1,850 ↑142,929 ↑7726%

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Military Press Pause Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 75.6 lb 164.1 lb ↓88.5 lb ↓54%
Elite lift 140.4 lb 295.2 lb ↓154.8 lb ↓52%
Average bodyweight 143.4 lb 142.7 lb ↑0.7 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 10,964 349 ↑10,615 ↑3042%