Bench Press vs Pendlay Row

Overall comparison

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

Metric Bench Press Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Daily count 11,372 40 ↑11,332 ↑28330%
Total lifts entered 13,354,162 82,540 ↑13,271,622 ↑16079%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Bench Press Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 213.9 lb 198.7 lb ↑15.1 lb ↑8%
Elite lift 368.7 lb 325.1 lb ↑43.6 lb ↑13%
Average bodyweight 176.6 lb 177.9 lb ↓1.3 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 2,469,102 21,547 ↑2,447,555 ↑11359%

Female comparison

The average bench press entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average pendlay row.

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

Metric Bench Press Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 110.4 lb 111.9 lb ↓1.6 lb ↓1%
Elite lift 219.5 lb 191.9 lb ↑27.5 lb ↑14%
Average bodyweight 145.8 lb 143.4 lb ↑2.4 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 335,632 1,631 ↑334,001 ↑20478%