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Military Press vs Rack Pull

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Military Press Rack Pull Difference Percent
Daily count 406 34 ↑372 ↑1094%
Total lifts entered 321,724 68,284 ↑253,440 ↑371%

Male comparison

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

The bodyweight of men entering military press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering rack pull lifts.

Metric Military Press Rack Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 141.9 lb 415.7 lb ↓273.8 lb ↓66%
Elite lift 239.7 lb 714.9 lb ↓475.2 lb ↓66%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 182.6 lb ↓4.4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 106,867 14,090 ↑92,777 ↑658%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering military press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering rack pull lifts.

Metric Military Press Rack Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 76 lb 251.2 lb ↓175.2 lb ↓70%
Elite lift 141.2 lb 448.9 lb ↓307.8 lb ↓69%
Average bodyweight 143.5 lb 150.9 lb ↓7.3 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 7,513 1,726 ↑5,787 ↑335%

More comparisons

Compare military press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Rack Pull vs Military Press Military Press Standards Rack Pull Standards