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 33 148 ↓115 ↓78%
Total lifts entered 88,432 202,374 ↓113,942 ↓56%

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 180.5 lb 205.6 lb ↓25 lb ↓12%
Elite lift 352.8 lb 341.9 lb ↑10.9 lb ↑3%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 179.5 lb ↓7.3 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 8,051 36,031 ↓27,980 ↓78%

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 109.9 lb 108.9 lb ↑1 lb ↑1%
Elite lift 210.6 lb 201.5 lb ↑9 lb ↑4%
Average bodyweight 135.4 lb 147.1 lb ↓11.7 lb ↓8%
Lifts analysed 2,651 1,982 ↑669 ↑34%