Bench Press vs Military Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Bench Press Military Press Difference Percent
Daily count 11,372 166 ↑11,206 ↑6751%
Total lifts entered 13,354,162 321,890 ↑13,032,272 ↑4049%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Bench Press Military Press Difference Percent
Average lift 213.9 lb 141.9 lb ↑71.9 lb ↑51%
Elite lift 368.7 lb 239.7 lb ↑129 lb ↑54%
Average bodyweight 176.6 lb 178.2 lb ↓1.6 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 2,469,102 106,867 ↑2,362,235 ↑2210%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Bench Press Military Press Difference Percent
Average lift 110.4 lb 76 lb ↑34.4 lb ↑45%
Elite lift 219.5 lb 141.2 lb ↑78.3 lb ↑55%
Average bodyweight 145.8 lb 143.5 lb ↑2.3 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 335,632 7,513 ↑328,119 ↑4367%