Safety Bar Squat vs Box Squat

Overall comparison

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

Metric Safety Bar Squat Box Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 10 39 ↓29 ↓74%
Total lifts entered 10 52,037 ↓52,027 ↓99.98%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Safety Bar Squat Box Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 323.2 lb 329.1 lb ↓5.9 lb ↓2%
Elite lift 547.7 lb 579.8 lb ↓32.1 lb ↓6%
Average bodyweight 196.5 lb 180.6 lb ↑15.9 lb ↑9%
Lifts analysed 335 9,998 ↓9,663 ↓97%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering safety bar squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering box squat lifts.

Metric Safety Bar Squat Box Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 148.8 lb 184 lb ↓35.2 lb ↓19%
Elite lift 263.9 lb 328.3 lb ↓64.5 lb ↓20%
Average bodyweight 142.3 lb 143.2 lb ↓0.9 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 0 2,033 ↓2,033 ↓100%