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Barbell Curl vs Decline Bench Press

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Overall comparison

The daily number of barbell curl lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of decline bench press lifts.

Metric Barbell Curl Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 499 94 ↑405 ↑431%
Total lifts entered 673,476 49,556 ↑623,920 ↑1259%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 103.7 lb 232 lb ↓128.3 lb ↓55%
Elite lift 201.7 lb 400.8 lb ↓199.1 lb ↓50%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 177.2 lb ↓5.1 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 235,051 20,475 ↑214,576 ↑1048%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 53.7 lb 117.4 lb ↓63.7 lb ↓54%
Elite lift 118 lb 242.9 lb ↓124.9 lb ↓51%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 147.9 lb ↓5.5 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 26,065 1,225 ↑24,840 ↑2028%

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See also

Decline Bench Press vs Barbell Curl Barbell Curl Standards Decline Bench Press Standards