Bench Press vs Behind The Neck Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of bench press lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of behind the neck press lifts.

Metric Bench Press Behind The Neck Press Difference Percent
Daily count 11,372 2 ↑11,370 ↑568500%
Total lifts entered 13,354,162 2 ↑13,354,160 ↑667708000%

Male comparison

The average bench press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average behind the neck press.

The bodyweight of men entering bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering behind the neck press lifts.

Metric Bench Press Behind The Neck Press Difference Percent
Average lift 213.9 lb 137.7 lb ↑76.2 lb ↑55%
Elite lift 368.7 lb 271.9 lb ↑96.8 lb ↑36%
Average bodyweight 176.6 lb 180 lb ↓3.4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 2,469,102 205 ↑2,468,897 ↑1204340%

Female comparison

The average bench press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average behind the neck press.

The bodyweight of women entering bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering behind the neck press lifts.

Metric Bench Press Behind The Neck Press Difference Percent
Average lift 110.4 lb 74.9 lb ↑35.5 lb ↑47%
Elite lift 219.5 lb 140.3 lb ↑79.1 lb ↑56%
Average bodyweight 145.8 lb 144 lb ↑1.9 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 335,632 0 ↑335,632 ↑-