Barbell Curl vs Wrist Curl

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 601 21 ↑580 ↑2762%
Total lifts entered 1,466,688 73,557 ↑1,393,131 ↑1894%

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 103.3 lb 113.6 lb ↓10.3 lb ↓9%
Elite lift 200.6 lb 335.2 lb ↓134.7 lb ↓40%
Average bodyweight 172 lb 169.9 lb ↑2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 295,837 7,323 ↑288,514 ↑3940%

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 54.4 lb 74.3 lb ↓19.9 lb ↓27%
Elite lift 120.5 lb 264.9 lb ↓144.4 lb ↓55%
Average bodyweight 142.6 lb 147 lb ↓4.5 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 31,525 435 ↑31,090 ↑7147%