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Military Press vs Sumo Deadlift

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Military Press Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Daily count 678 378 ↑300 ↑79%
Total lifts entered 219,520 87,835 ↑131,685 ↑150%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Military Press Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 144.5 lb 359.9 lb ↓215.4 lb ↓60%
Elite lift 244.4 lb 578.1 lb ↓333.7 lb ↓58%
Average bodyweight 178 lb 173 lb ↑5 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 85,939 29,208 ↑56,731 ↑194%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Military Press Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 77.2 lb 201.1 lb ↓123.9 lb ↓62%
Elite lift 146 lb 328.7 lb ↓182.7 lb ↓56%
Average bodyweight 143.6 lb 138.7 lb ↑4.9 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 5,877 8,026 ↓2,149 ↓27%

More comparisons

Compare military press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Sumo Deadlift vs Military Press Military Press Standards Sumo Deadlift Standards