Push Ups vs Pull Ups

Overall comparison

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

Metric Push Ups Pull Ups Difference Percent
Daily count 611 1,000 ↓389 ↓39%
Total lifts entered 564,613 1,097,769 ↓533,156 ↓49%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Push Ups Pull Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 386.3 lb 238.4 lb ↑148 lb ↑62%
Elite lift 722.5 lb 368.5 lb ↑354 lb ↑96%
Average bodyweight 167.1 lb 167.6 lb ↓0.5 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 149,259 265,515 ↓116,256 ↓44%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Push Ups Pull Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 217 lb 154.7 lb ↑62.2 lb ↑40%
Elite lift 380.1 lb 241.5 lb ↑138.6 lb ↑57%
Average bodyweight 136.6 lb 134.8 lb ↑1.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 21,450 31,218 ↓9,768 ↓31%