Thruster vs Overhead Squat

Overall comparison

The daily number of thruster lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of overhead squat lifts.

Metric Thruster Overhead Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 34 16 ↑18 ↑113%
Total lifts entered 47,769 46,670 ↑1,099 ↑2%

Male comparison

The average thruster entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average overhead squat.

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

Metric Thruster Overhead Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 171.9 lb 187.8 lb ↓15.9 lb ↓8%
Elite lift 325.2 lb 376 lb ↓50.7 lb ↓13%
Average bodyweight 177.1 lb 176.7 lb ↑0.3 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 6,951 7,433 ↓482 ↓6%

Female comparison

The average thruster entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average overhead squat.

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

Metric Thruster Overhead Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 99.7 lb 102 lb ↓2.3 lb ↓2%
Elite lift 180.8 lb 193 lb ↓12.2 lb ↓6%
Average bodyweight 141.7 lb 142.6 lb ↓0.9 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 4,295 3,432 ↑863 ↑25%