Behind The Back Barbell Shrug vs Close Grip Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Behind The Back Barbell Shrug Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 0 80 ↓80 ↓100%
Total lifts entered 0 85,277 ↓85,277 ↓100%

Male comparison

The average behind the back barbell shrug entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip bench press.

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

Metric Behind The Back Barbell Shrug Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 206 lb ↑84 lb ↑41%
Elite lift 572 lb 341.2 lb ↑230.8 lb ↑68%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 180.4 lb ↓2.2 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 0 20,692 ↓20,692 ↓100%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Behind The Back Barbell Shrug Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 106 lb ↑39.9 lb ↑38%
Elite lift 335 lb 194.1 lb ↑141 lb ↑73%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 146.2 lb ↓0.2 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 0 1,256 ↓1,256 ↓100%