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Power Clean vs Clean and Press

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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 press lifts.

Metric Power Clean Clean and Press Difference Percent
Daily count 301 23 ↑278 ↑1209%
Total lifts entered 373,173 101,359 ↑271,814 ↑268%

Male comparison

The average power clean entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average clean and press.

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

Metric Power Clean Clean and Press Difference Percent
Average lift 201.6 lb 176.6 lb ↑25 lb ↑14%
Elite lift 329.3 lb 312.3 lb ↑17 lb ↑5%
Average bodyweight 176.6 lb 178.9 lb ↓2.3 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 129,067 38,242 ↑90,825 ↑238%

Female comparison

The average power clean entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average clean and press.

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

Metric Power Clean Clean and Press Difference Percent
Average lift 117.5 lb 93 lb ↑24.5 lb ↑26%
Elite lift 193.5 lb 178.1 lb ↑15.5 lb ↑9%
Average bodyweight 142.9 lb 144.5 lb ↓1.5 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 34,325 10,080 ↑24,245 ↑241%

More comparisons

Compare power clean versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Clean and Press vs Power Clean Power Clean Standards Clean and Press Standards