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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 606 147 ↑459 ↑312%
Total lifts entered 164,998 26,477 ↑138,521 ↑523%

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 144.7 lb 415 lb ↓270.3 lb ↓65%
Elite lift 245.2 lb 711.4 lb ↓466.2 lb ↓66%
Average bodyweight 178.1 lb 181.3 lb ↓3.2 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 67,816 9,967 ↑57,849 ↑580%

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 77.1 lb 244.5 lb ↓167.3 lb ↓68%
Elite lift 147.5 lb 426.1 lb ↓278.7 lb ↓65%
Average bodyweight 143.7 lb 149 lb ↓5.3 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 4,658 1,194 ↑3,464 ↑290%

More comparisons

Compare military press versus one of the following exercises:

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See also

Rack Pull vs Military Press Military Press Standards Rack Pull Standards