Barbell Curl vs Deadlift

Overall comparison

The daily number of barbell curl lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of deadlift lifts.

Metric Barbell Curl Deadlift Difference Percent
Daily count 498 3,786 ↓3,288 ↓87%
Total lifts entered 916,013 7,719,563 ↓6,803,550 ↓88%

Male comparison

The average barbell curl entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average deadlift.

The bodyweight of men entering barbell curl lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering deadlift lifts.

Metric Barbell Curl Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 101.7 lb 334.3 lb ↓232.6 lb ↓70%
Elite lift 197.3 lb 552.1 lb ↓354.8 lb ↓64%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 177.5 lb ↓5.5 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 249,915 1,647,946 ↓1,398,031 ↓85%

Female comparison

The average barbell curl entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average deadlift.

The bodyweight of women entering barbell curl lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering deadlift lifts.

Metric Barbell Curl Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 53.7 lb 193.8 lb ↓140 lb ↓72%
Elite lift 118.2 lb 347.2 lb ↓229 lb ↓66%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 144.3 lb ↓1.8 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 27,250 354,394 ↓327,144 ↓92%