Zercher Squat vs Safety Bar Squat

Overall comparison

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

Metric Zercher Squat Safety Bar Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 43 10 ↑33 ↑330%
Total lifts entered 41,278 10 ↑41,268 ↑412680%

Male comparison

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

The bodyweight of men entering zercher squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering safety bar squat lifts.

Metric Zercher Squat Safety Bar Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 251 lb 323.2 lb ↓72.2 lb ↓22%
Elite lift 453.6 lb 547.7 lb ↓94.1 lb ↓17%
Average bodyweight 181.8 lb 196.5 lb ↓14.7 lb ↓7%
Lifts analysed 5,027 335 ↑4,692 ↑1401%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Zercher Squat Safety Bar Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 136.8 lb 148.8 lb ↓12.1 lb ↓8%
Elite lift 266.4 lb 263.9 lb ↑2.5 lb ↑1%
Average bodyweight 146.7 lb 142.3 lb ↑4.4 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 469 0 ↑469 ↑-