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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 24 53 ↓29 ↓55%
Total lifts entered 3,723 14,886 ↓11,163 ↓75%

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 181.3 lb 206.1 lb ↓24.8 lb ↓12%
Elite lift 346.8 lb 343.4 lb ↑3.4 lb ↑1%
Average bodyweight 171.9 lb 180.4 lb ↓8.5 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 1,336 7,013 ↓5,677 ↓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 106.2 lb 104.2 lb ↑2.1 lb ↑2%
Elite lift 197.7 lb 198 lb ↓0.4 lb ↓0%
Average bodyweight 134 lb 147.1 lb ↓13.1 lb ↓9%
Lifts analysed 503 419 ↑84 ↑20%

More comparisons

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See also

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