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Power Clean vs Clean and Jerk

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Overall comparison

The daily number of power clean lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of clean and jerk lifts.

Metric Power Clean Clean and Jerk Difference Percent
Daily count 385 136 ↑249 ↑183%
Total lifts entered 403,297 150,351 ↑252,946 ↑168%

Male comparison

The average power clean entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average clean and jerk.

The bodyweight of men entering power clean lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering clean and jerk lifts.

Metric Power Clean Clean and Jerk Difference Percent
Average lift 202 lb 203.9 lb ↓1.9 lb ↓1%
Elite lift 333.3 lb 346.3 lb ↓13.1 lb ↓4%
Average bodyweight 176.5 lb 176.8 lb ↓0.4 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 144,635 54,146 ↑90,489 ↑167%

Female comparison

The average power clean entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average clean and jerk.

The bodyweight of women entering power clean lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering clean and jerk lifts.

Metric Power Clean Clean and Jerk Difference Percent
Average lift 118.1 lb 120.6 lb ↓2.5 lb ↓2%
Elite lift 195.8 lb 200.6 lb ↓4.9 lb ↓2%
Average bodyweight 143.1 lb 143.6 lb ↓0.6 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 38,368 21,636 ↑16,732 ↑77%

More comparisons

Compare power clean versus one of the following exercises:

Clean and Jerk Push Press Snatch Hang Clean Clean Overhead Squat Push Jerk Power Snatch Clean and Press Thruster

See also

Clean and Jerk vs Power Clean Power Clean Standards Clean and Jerk Standards