Safety Bar Squat vs Paused Bench Press

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Safety Bar Squat Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 6 27 ↓21 ↓78%
Total lifts entered 32,007 39,406 ↓7,399 ↓19%

Male Comparison

The average safety bar squat entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average paused bench press.

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

Metric Safety Bar Squat Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 335.8 lb 236.1 lb ↑99.8 lb ↑42%
Elite lift 576.9 lb 366.8 lb ↑210.1 lb ↑57%
Average bodyweight 197.3 lb 175.5 lb ↑21.8 lb ↑12%
Lifts analysed 1,940 3,707 ↓1,767 ↓48%

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Safety Bar Squat Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 196.8 lb 103.4 lb ↑93.3 lb ↑90%
Elite lift 357.4 lb 210.8 lb ↑146.6 lb ↑70%
Average bodyweight 151.6 lb 146.8 lb ↑4.9 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 303 0 ↑303 ↑-