Smith Machine Squat vs Hack Squat

Overall comparison

The daily number of smith machine squat lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of hack squat lifts.

Metric Smith Machine Squat Hack Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 17 20 ↓3 ↓15%
Total lifts entered 17 48,468 ↓48,451 ↓99.96%

Male comparison

The average smith machine squat entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average hack squat.

The bodyweight of men entering smith machine squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering hack squat lifts.

Metric Smith Machine Squat Hack Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 261.3 lb 336.9 lb ↓75.6 lb ↓22%
Elite lift 469.9 lb 699.3 lb ↓229.4 lb ↓33%
Average bodyweight 167.9 lb 179.7 lb ↓11.8 lb ↓7%
Lifts analysed 494 7,398 ↓6,904 ↓93%

Female comparison

The average smith machine squat entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average hack squat.

The bodyweight of women entering smith machine squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering hack squat lifts.

Metric Smith Machine Squat Hack Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 152.1 lb 190.4 lb ↓38.3 lb ↓20%
Elite lift 294.8 lb 440.1 lb ↓145.3 lb ↓33%
Average bodyweight 135.7 lb 143.2 lb ↓7.6 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 131 1,630 ↓1,499 ↓92%