Push Ups vs Back Extension

Overall comparison

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

Metric Push Ups Back Extension Difference Percent
Daily count 611 21 ↑590 ↑2810%
Total lifts entered 564,613 3,450 ↑561,163 ↑16266%

Male comparison

The average push ups entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average back extension.

The bodyweight of men entering push ups lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering back extension lifts.

Metric Push Ups Back Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 386.3 lb 331 lb ↑55.3 lb ↑17%
Elite lift 722.5 lb 678.2 lb ↑44.3 lb ↑7%
Average bodyweight 167.1 lb 170.2 lb ↓3.1 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 149,259 1,174 ↑148,085 ↑12614%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Push Ups Back Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 217 lb 236.8 lb ↓19.8 lb ↓8%
Elite lift 380.1 lb 429.2 lb ↓49.1 lb ↓11%
Average bodyweight 136.6 lb 142.2 lb ↓5.6 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 21,450 300 ↑21,150 ↑7050%