Push Ups vs Handstand Push Ups

Overall comparison

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

Metric Push Ups Handstand Push Ups Difference Percent
Daily count 611 34 ↑577 ↑1697%
Total lifts entered 564,613 16,188 ↑548,425 ↑3388%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Push Ups Handstand Push Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 386.3 lb 225.4 lb ↑161 lb ↑71%
Elite lift 722.5 lb 411.2 lb ↑311.3 lb ↑76%
Average bodyweight 167.1 lb 163.2 lb ↑3.9 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 149,259 7,499 ↑141,760 ↑1890%

Female comparison

The average push ups entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average handstand push ups.

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

Metric Push Ups Handstand Push Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 217 lb 171.5 lb ↑45.5 lb ↑27%
Elite lift 380.1 lb 290.1 lb ↑90.1 lb ↑31%
Average bodyweight 136.6 lb 134.5 lb ↑2.1 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 21,450 920 ↑20,530 ↑2232%