Zercher Squat vs Box Squat

Overall comparison

The daily number of zercher squat lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of box squat lifts.

Metric Zercher Squat Box Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 43 39 ↑4 ↑10%
Total lifts entered 41,278 52,037 ↓10,759 ↓21%

Male comparison

The average zercher squat entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average box squat.

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

Metric Zercher Squat Box Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 251 lb 329.1 lb ↓78.1 lb ↓24%
Elite lift 453.6 lb 579.8 lb ↓126.2 lb ↓22%
Average bodyweight 181.8 lb 180.6 lb ↑1.2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 5,027 9,998 ↓4,971 ↓50%

Female comparison

The average zercher squat entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average box squat.

The bodyweight of women entering zercher squat lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering box squat lifts.

Metric Zercher Squat Box Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 136.8 lb 184 lb ↓47.2 lb ↓26%
Elite lift 266.4 lb 328.3 lb ↓61.9 lb ↓19%
Average bodyweight 146.7 lb 143.2 lb ↑3.5 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 469 2,033 ↓1,564 ↓77%