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Snatch vs Clean

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Overall comparison

The daily number of snatch lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of clean lifts.

Metric Snatch Clean Difference Percent
Daily count 61 50 ↑11 ↑22%
Total lifts entered 198,052 157,422 ↑40,630 ↑26%

Male comparison

The average snatch entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average clean.

The bodyweight of men entering snatch lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering clean lifts.

Metric Snatch Clean Difference Percent
Average lift 163.5 lb 203.3 lb ↓39.8 lb ↓20%
Elite lift 285.7 lb 324.5 lb ↓38.9 lb ↓12%
Average bodyweight 177.4 lb 174.4 lb ↑3 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 55,425 46,105 ↑9,320 ↑20%

Female comparison

The average snatch entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average clean.

The bodyweight of women entering snatch lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering clean lifts.

Metric Snatch Clean Difference Percent
Average lift 93.3 lb 123.2 lb ↓30 lb ↓24%
Elite lift 159.6 lb 193.2 lb ↓33.6 lb ↓17%
Average bodyweight 143.9 lb 141.3 lb ↑2.6 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 23,236 14,937 ↑8,299 ↑56%

More comparisons

Compare snatch versus one of the following exercises:

Power Clean Clean and Press Push Press Clean Clean and Jerk Hang Clean Power Snatch Overhead Squat Push Jerk Thruster

See also

Clean vs Snatch Snatch Standards Clean Standards