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Barbell Curl vs Reverse Wrist Curl

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Barbell Curl Reverse Wrist Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 649 4 ↑645 ↑16125%
Total lifts entered 731,791 2,565 ↑729,226 ↑28430%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Reverse Wrist Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 103.6 lb 131.6 lb ↓28 lb ↓21%
Elite lift 201.2 lb 385.7 lb ↓184.5 lb ↓48%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 171.3 lb ↑0.8 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 254,867 1,386 ↑253,481 ↑18289%

Female comparison

The average barbell curl entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average reverse wrist curl.

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

Metric Barbell Curl Reverse Wrist Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 53.9 lb 28.8 lb ↑25.1 lb ↑87%
Elite lift 118.4 lb 69 lb ↑49.3 lb ↑71%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 141.7 lb ↑0.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 27,820 0 ↑27,820 ↑-

More comparisons

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See also

Reverse Wrist Curl vs Barbell Curl Barbell Curl Standards Reverse Wrist Curl Standards