Barbell Curl vs Tricep Extension

Overall comparison

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

Metric Barbell Curl Tricep Extension Difference Percent
Daily count 498 33 ↑465 ↑1409%
Total lifts entered 916,013 73,704 ↑842,309 ↑1143%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Tricep Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 101.7 lb 112.8 lb ↓11 lb ↓10%
Elite lift 197.3 lb 253.3 lb ↓56 lb ↓22%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 174 lb ↓1.9 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 249,915 23,525 ↑226,390 ↑962%

Female comparison

The average barbell curl entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average tricep extension.

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

Metric Barbell Curl Tricep Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 53.7 lb 50.7 lb ↑3 lb ↑6%
Elite lift 118.2 lb 125.7 lb ↓7.5 lb ↓6%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 142.5 lb ↓0 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 27,250 2,533 ↑24,717 ↑976%