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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 502 23 ↑479 ↑2083%
Total lifts entered 821,645 5,146 ↑816,499 ↑15867%

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 46.9 kg 88.9 kg ↓42 kg ↓47%
Elite lift 91.1 kg 194 kg ↓102.9 kg ↓53%
Average bodyweight 78 kg 78.3 kg ↓0.3 kg ↓0%
Lifts analysed 276,288 2,192 ↑274,096 ↑12504%

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 24.6 kg 49 kg ↓24.4 kg ↓50%
Elite lift 53.9 kg 110.3 kg ↓56.3 kg ↓51%
Average bodyweight 64.6 kg 61.6 kg ↑3 kg ↑5%
Lifts analysed 29,717 855 ↑28,862 ↑3376%

More comparisons

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See also

Split Squat vs Barbell Curl Barbell Curl Standards Split Squat Standards