Barbell Curl vs Sumo Deadlift

Overall comparison

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

Metric Barbell Curl Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Daily count 498 177 ↑321 ↑181%
Total lifts entered 916,013 165,863 ↑750,150 ↑452%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 101.7 lb 359.2 lb ↓257.4 lb ↓72%
Elite lift 197.3 lb 584.1 lb ↓386.7 lb ↓66%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 172.9 lb ↓0.9 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 249,915 35,939 ↑213,976 ↑595%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 53.7 lb 201.1 lb ↓147.3 lb ↓73%
Elite lift 118.2 lb 332 lb ↓213.8 lb ↓64%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 138.7 lb ↑3.8 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 27,250 9,884 ↑17,366 ↑176%