Overhead Squat vs Push Jerk

Overall comparison

The daily number of overhead squat lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of push jerk lifts.

Metric Overhead Squat Push Jerk Difference Percent
Daily count 16 10 ↑6 ↑60%
Total lifts entered 46,670 42,885 ↑3,785 ↑9%

Male comparison

The average overhead squat entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average push jerk.

The bodyweight of men entering overhead squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering push jerk lifts.

Metric Overhead Squat Push Jerk Difference Percent
Average lift 187.8 lb 200.3 lb ↓12.5 lb ↓6%
Elite lift 376 lb 342.9 lb ↑33 lb ↑10%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 178.6 lb ↓1.9 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 7,433 6,564 ↑869 ↑13%

Female comparison

The average overhead squat entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average push jerk.

The bodyweight of women entering overhead squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering push jerk lifts.

Metric Overhead Squat Push Jerk Difference Percent
Average lift 102 lb 115.5 lb ↓13.4 lb ↓12%
Elite lift 193 lb 186.6 lb ↑6.4 lb ↑3%
Average bodyweight 142.6 lb 144 lb ↓1.4 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 3,432 3,644 ↓212 ↓6%