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Barbell Curl vs Split Squat

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Barbell Curl Split Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 603 9 ↑594 ↑6600%
Total lifts entered 672,977 1,863 ↑671,114 ↑36023%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Split Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 103.7 lb 195 lb ↓91.3 lb ↓47%
Elite lift 201.7 lb 425.6 lb ↓224 lb ↓53%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 174.8 lb ↓2.7 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 235,051 801 ↑234,250 ↑29245%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Split Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 53.7 lb 107.3 lb ↓53.6 lb ↓50%
Elite lift 118 lb 267.6 lb ↓149.6 lb ↓56%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 135.6 lb ↑6.8 lb ↑5%
Lifts analysed 26,065 340 ↑25,725 ↑7566%

More comparisons

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See also

Split Squat vs Barbell Curl Barbell Curl Standards Split Squat Standards