Push Ups vs Sit Ups

Overall comparison

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

Metric Push Ups Sit Ups Difference Percent
Daily count 611 38 ↑573 ↑1508%
Total lifts entered 564,613 64,216 ↑500,397 ↑779%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Push Ups Sit Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 386.3 lb 477.5 lb ↓91.1 lb ↓19%
Elite lift 722.5 lb 933.2 lb ↓210.7 lb ↓23%
Average bodyweight 167.1 lb 163.9 lb ↑3.3 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 149,259 23,539 ↑125,720 ↑534%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Push Ups Sit Ups Difference Percent
Average lift 217 lb 339.5 lb ↓122.5 lb ↓36%
Elite lift 380.1 lb 707.1 lb ↓327 lb ↓46%
Average bodyweight 136.6 lb 138.4 lb ↓1.7 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 21,450 4,575 ↑16,875 ↑369%