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Barbell Curl vs Hip Thrust

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Overall comparison

The daily number of barbell curl lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of hip thrust lifts.

Metric Barbell Curl Hip Thrust Difference Percent
Daily count 649 220 ↑429 ↑195%
Total lifts entered 731,791 106,591 ↑625,200 ↑587%

Male comparison

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

The bodyweight of men entering barbell curl lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering hip thrust lifts.

Metric Barbell Curl Hip Thrust Difference Percent
Average lift 103.6 lb 291.5 lb ↓187.9 lb ↓64%
Elite lift 201.2 lb 603.4 lb ↓402.2 lb ↓67%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 171.3 lb ↑0.8 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 254,867 21,785 ↑233,082 ↑1070%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering barbell curl lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering hip thrust lifts.

Metric Barbell Curl Hip Thrust Difference Percent
Average lift 53.9 lb 182.9 lb ↓129.1 lb ↓71%
Elite lift 118.4 lb 381 lb ↓262.6 lb ↓69%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 135.5 lb ↑6.9 lb ↑5%
Lifts analysed 27,820 28,925 ↓1,105 ↓4%

More comparisons

Compare barbell curl versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Deadlift Shoulder Press Military Press Incline Bench Press Front Squat Bent Over Row Sumo Deadlift Hex Bar Deadlift Hip Thrust Close Grip Bench Press Romanian Deadlift Decline Bench Press Rack Pull Preacher Curl Barbell Shrug Pendlay Row Stiff Legged Deadlift T-Bar Row Tricep Extension Floor Press Box Squat Barbell Lunge Bulgarian Split Squat Upright Row Lying Tricep Extension Good Morning Zercher Squat Split Squat Wrist Curl Landmine Squat Reverse Wrist Curl

See also

Hip Thrust vs Barbell Curl Barbell Curl Standards Hip Thrust Standards