Squat vs Bench Press

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Squat Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 8,632 15,841 ↓7,209 ↓46%
Total lifts entered 14,083,110 25,078,066 ↓10,994,956 ↓44%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Squat Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 130.1 kg 98.4 kg ↑31.7 kg ↑32%
Elite lift 219.2 kg 168.8 kg ↑50.4 kg ↑30%
Average bodyweight 80.2 kg 80 kg ↑0.1 kg ↑0%
Lifts analysed 1,724,123 2,687,560 ↓963,437 ↓36%

Female Comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering bench press lifts.

Metric Squat Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 73 kg 50.6 kg ↑22.5 kg ↑44%
Elite lift 135.9 kg 101.1 kg ↑34.8 kg ↑34%
Average bodyweight 64.2 kg 66.1 kg ↓2 kg ↓3%
Lifts analysed 391,666 357,070 ↑34,596 ↑10%