Pull Ups vs Push Ups

Overall comparison

The daily number of pull ups lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of push ups lifts.

Metric Pull Ups Push Ups Difference Percent
Daily count 1,000 611 ↑389 ↑64%
Total lifts entered 1,097,769 564,613 ↑533,156 ↑94%

Male comparison

The average pull ups entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average push ups.

The bodyweight of men entering pull ups lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering push ups lifts.

Metric Pull Ups Push Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 238.4 lb 386.3 lb ↓148 lb ↓38%
Elite lift 368.5 lb 722.5 lb ↓354 lb ↓49%
Average bodyweight 167.6 lb 167.1 lb ↑0.5 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 265,515 149,259 ↑116,256 ↑78%

Female comparison

The average pull ups entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average push ups.

The bodyweight of women entering pull ups lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering push ups lifts.

Metric Pull Ups Push Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 154.7 lb 217 lb ↓62.2 lb ↓29%
Elite lift 241.5 lb 380.1 lb ↓138.6 lb ↓36%
Average bodyweight 134.8 lb 136.6 lb ↓1.8 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 31,218 21,450 ↑9,768 ↑46%