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Barbell Curl vs Pendlay Row

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Barbell Curl Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Daily count 645 100 ↑545 ↑545%
Total lifts entered 676,746 30,795 ↑645,951 ↑2098%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 103.7 lb 200.5 lb ↓96.8 lb ↓48%
Elite lift 201.6 lb 327 lb ↓125.4 lb ↓38%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 178.5 lb ↓6.4 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 235,835 13,602 ↑222,233 ↑1634%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 53.7 lb 110.6 lb ↓56.9 lb ↓51%
Elite lift 118 lb 193.4 lb ↓75.4 lb ↓39%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 142.8 lb ↓0.5 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 26,127 961 ↑25,166 ↑2619%

More comparisons

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See also

Pendlay Row vs Barbell Curl Barbell Curl Standards Pendlay Row Standards