Safety Bar Squat vs Belt Squat

Overall Comparison

The daily number of safety bar squat lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of belt squat lifts.

Metric Safety Bar Squat Belt Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 39 5 ↑34 ↑680%
Total lifts entered 30,638 32,983 ↓2,345 ↓7%

Male Comparison

The average safety bar squat entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average belt squat.

The bodyweight of men entering safety bar squat lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering belt squat lifts.

Metric Safety Bar Squat Belt Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 146.6 kg 157.1 kg ↓10.5 kg ↓7%
Elite lift 248.5 kg 342.5 kg ↓94.1 kg ↓27%
Average bodyweight 89.1 kg 83.8 kg ↑5.3 kg ↑6%
Lifts analysed 335 118 ↑217 ↑184%

Female Comparison

The average safety bar squat entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average belt squat.

The bodyweight of women entering safety bar squat lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering belt squat lifts.

Metric Safety Bar Squat Belt Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 67.5 kg 35.6 kg ↑31.9 kg ↑90%
Elite lift 119.7 kg 74.4 kg ↑45.3 kg ↑61%
Average bodyweight 64.5 kg 62.6 kg ↑1.9 kg ↑3%
Lifts analysed 0 0 ↑0 ↑-