Overhead Squat vs Thruster

Overall comparison

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

Metric Overhead Squat Thruster Difference Percent
Daily count 16 34 ↓18 ↓53%
Total lifts entered 46,670 47,769 ↓1,099 ↓2%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Overhead Squat Thruster Difference Percent
Average lift 187.8 lb 171.9 lb ↑15.9 lb ↑9%
Elite lift 376 lb 325.2 lb ↑50.7 lb ↑16%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 177.1 lb ↓0.3 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 7,433 6,951 ↑482 ↑7%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Overhead Squat Thruster Difference Percent
Average lift 102 lb 99.7 lb ↑2.3 lb ↑2%
Elite lift 193 lb 180.8 lb ↑12.2 lb ↑7%
Average bodyweight 142.6 lb 141.7 lb ↑0.9 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 3,432 4,295 ↓863 ↓20%