Push Ups vs Close Grip Push Up

Overall comparison

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

Metric Push Ups Close Grip Push Up Difference Percent
Daily count 611 0 ↑611 ↑-
Total lifts entered 564,613 0 ↑564,613 ↑-

Male comparison

The average push ups entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip push up.

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

Metric Push Ups Close Grip Push Up Difference Percent
Average lift 175.2 kg 151.3 kg ↑24 kg ↑16%
Elite lift 327.7 kg 277 kg ↑50.7 kg ↑18%
Average bodyweight 75.8 kg 74 kg ↑1.8 kg ↑2%
Lifts analysed 149,259 0 ↑149,259 ↑-

Female comparison

The average push ups entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip push up.

The bodyweight of women entering push ups lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering close grip push up lifts.

Metric Push Ups Close Grip Push Up Difference Percent
Average lift 98.4 kg 93.1 kg ↑5.3 kg ↑6%
Elite lift 172.4 kg 191.9 kg ↓19.5 kg ↓10%
Average bodyweight 62 kg 61.1 kg ↑0.9 kg ↑1%
Lifts analysed 21,450 0 ↑21,450 ↑-