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Military Press vs Squat

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Military Press Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 648 8,509 ↓7,861 ↓92%
Total lifts entered 220,800 6,611,204 ↓6,390,404 ↓97%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Military Press Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 144.5 lb 286.3 lb ↓141.8 lb ↓50%
Elite lift 244.4 lb 482.4 lb ↓238 lb ↓49%
Average bodyweight 178 lb 176.7 lb ↑1.4 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 85,939 1,553,172 ↓1,467,233 ↓94%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Military Press Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 77.2 lb 160.3 lb ↓83.1 lb ↓52%
Elite lift 146 lb 298.8 lb ↓152.8 lb ↓51%
Average bodyweight 143.6 lb 141.4 lb ↑2.2 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 5,877 359,956 ↓354,079 ↓98%

More comparisons

Compare military press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Squat vs Military Press Military Press Standards Squat Standards