Barbell Curl vs Preacher Curl

Overall comparison

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

Metric Barbell Curl Preacher Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 498 25 ↑473 ↑1892%
Total lifts entered 916,013 69,912 ↑846,101 ↑1210%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Preacher Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 101.7 lb 103.3 lb ↓1.6 lb ↓2%
Elite lift 197.3 lb 206.4 lb ↓9.1 lb ↓4%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 176.5 lb ↓4.4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 249,915 13,551 ↑236,364 ↑1744%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Preacher Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 53.7 lb 56.6 lb ↓2.8 lb ↓5%
Elite lift 118.2 lb 123.2 lb ↓5 lb ↓4%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 147.2 lb ↓4.8 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 27,250 816 ↑26,434 ↑3239%