Barbell Lunge vs Close Grip Bench Press

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 15 80 ↓65 ↓81%
Total lifts entered 40,333 85,277 ↓44,944 ↓53%

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 181.1 lb 206 lb ↓24.9 lb ↓12%
Elite lift 349.6 lb 341.2 lb ↑8.4 lb ↑2%
Average bodyweight 172.6 lb 180.4 lb ↓7.8 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 5,181 20,692 ↓15,511 ↓75%

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 106.9 lb 106 lb ↑0.9 lb ↑1%
Elite lift 202.9 lb 194.1 lb ↑8.9 lb ↑5%
Average bodyweight 135.3 lb 146.2 lb ↓10.8 lb ↓7%
Lifts analysed 1,710 1,256 ↑454 ↑36%