Bench Press vs Rack Pull

Overall comparison

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

Metric Bench Press Rack Pull Difference Percent
Daily count 11,372 30 ↑11,342 ↑37807%
Total lifts entered 13,354,162 68,314 ↑13,285,848 ↑19448%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Bench Press Rack Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 213.9 lb 415.7 lb ↓201.8 lb ↓49%
Elite lift 368.7 lb 714.9 lb ↓346.2 lb ↓48%
Average bodyweight 176.6 lb 182.6 lb ↓6 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 2,469,102 14,090 ↑2,455,012 ↑17424%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Bench Press Rack Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 110.4 lb 251.2 lb ↓140.8 lb ↓56%
Elite lift 219.5 lb 448.9 lb ↓229.5 lb ↓51%
Average bodyweight 145.8 lb 150.9 lb ↓5 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 335,632 1,726 ↑333,906 ↑19346%