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Barbell Curl vs 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 wrist curl lifts.

Metric Barbell Curl Wrist Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 469 16 ↑453 ↑2831%
Total lifts entered 907,295 37,585 ↑869,710 ↑2314%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Wrist Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 101.7 lb 126.4 lb ↓24.7 lb ↓20%
Elite lift 197.4 lb 364.7 lb ↓167.4 lb ↓46%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 171 lb ↑1.1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 247,891 4,430 ↑243,461 ↑5496%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Curl Wrist Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 53.7 lb 82.4 lb ↓28.7 lb ↓35%
Elite lift 118.1 lb 307.8 lb ↓189.7 lb ↓62%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 146.7 lb ↓4.2 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 27,100 272 ↑26,828 ↑9863%

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See also

Wrist Curl vs Barbell Curl Barbell Curl Standards Wrist Curl Standards