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Barbell Lunge vs Close Grip Bench Press

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Overall comparison

The daily number of barbell lunge lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Barbell Lunge Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 27 117 ↓90 ↓77%
Total lifts entered 5,700 21,958 ↓16,258 ↓74%

Male comparison

The average barbell lunge entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average close grip bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering barbell lunge lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Barbell Lunge Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 181 lb 205.9 lb ↓24.9 lb ↓12%
Elite lift 345 lb 342.9 lb ↑2.1 lb ↑1%
Average bodyweight 171.4 lb 180.3 lb ↓8.9 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 1,438 7,418 ↓5,980 ↓81%

Female comparison

The average barbell lunge entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip bench press.

The bodyweight of women entering barbell lunge lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Barbell Lunge Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 105.2 lb 104.1 lb ↑1.2 lb ↑1%
Elite lift 197.8 lb 198 lb ↓0.2 lb ↓0%
Average bodyweight 133.5 lb 146.7 lb ↓13.2 lb ↓9%
Lifts analysed 542 448 ↑94 ↑21%

More comparisons

Compare barbell lunge versus one of the following exercises:

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See also

Close Grip Bench Press vs Barbell Lunge Barbell Lunge Standards Close Grip Bench Press Standards