Bench Press vs Paused Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Bench Press Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 11,372 32 ↑11,340 ↑35438%
Total lifts entered 13,354,162 32 ↑13,354,130 ↑41731656%

Male comparison

The average bench press entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average paused bench press.

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

Metric Bench Press Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 213.9 lb 237.5 lb ↓23.6 lb ↓10%
Elite lift 368.7 lb 372.8 lb ↓4.1 lb ↓1%
Average bodyweight 176.6 lb 181 lb ↓4.4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 2,469,102 579 ↑2,468,523 ↑426342%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Bench Press Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 110.4 lb 103.4 lb ↑6.9 lb ↑7%
Elite lift 219.5 lb 210.8 lb ↑8.7 lb ↑4%
Average bodyweight 145.8 lb 146.8 lb ↓1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 335,632 0 ↑335,632 ↑-