Overhead Squat vs Push Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Overhead Squat Push Press Difference Percent
Daily count 16 70 ↓54 ↓77%
Total lifts entered 46,670 144,198 ↓97,528 ↓68%

Male comparison

The average overhead squat entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average push press.

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

Metric Overhead Squat Push Press Difference Percent
Average lift 187.8 lb 185.1 lb ↑2.7 lb ↑1%
Elite lift 376 lb 332.9 lb ↑43 lb ↑13%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 181.4 lb ↓4.6 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 7,433 40,459 ↓33,026 ↓82%

Female comparison

The average overhead squat entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average push press.

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

Metric Overhead Squat Push Press Difference Percent
Average lift 102 lb 101.9 lb ↑0.2 lb ↑0%
Elite lift 193 lb 177.6 lb ↑15.4 lb ↑9%
Average bodyweight 142.6 lb 145.6 lb ↓3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 3,432 13,387 ↓9,955 ↓74%