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Power Clean vs Push 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 push press lifts.

Metric Power Clean Push Press Difference Percent
Daily count 250 80 ↑170 ↑213%
Total lifts entered 372,872 93,609 ↑279,263 ↑298%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Power Clean Push Press Difference Percent
Average lift 201.6 lb 186.6 lb ↑15 lb ↑8%
Elite lift 329.3 lb 336.6 lb ↓7.3 lb ↓2%
Average bodyweight 176.6 lb 181.1 lb ↓4.5 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 129,067 37,512 ↑91,555 ↑244%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Power Clean Push Press Difference Percent
Average lift 117.5 lb 102.1 lb ↑15.4 lb ↑15%
Elite lift 193.5 lb 178.1 lb ↑15.4 lb ↑9%
Average bodyweight 142.9 lb 145.1 lb ↓2.2 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 34,325 12,227 ↑22,098 ↑181%

More comparisons

Compare power clean versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Push Press vs Power Clean Power Clean Standards Push Press Standards