Bench Press vs Reverse Grip Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Bench Press Reverse Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 11,372 4 ↑11,368 ↑284200%
Total lifts entered 13,354,162 29,703 ↑13,324,459 ↑44859%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Bench Press Reverse Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 213.9 lb 217.7 lb ↓3.8 lb ↓2%
Elite lift 368.7 lb 431.2 lb ↓62.5 lb ↓14%
Average bodyweight 176.6 lb 180.7 lb ↓4.1 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 2,469,102 1,591 ↑2,467,511 ↑155092%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Bench Press Reverse Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 110.4 lb 84.9 lb ↑25.4 lb ↑30%
Elite lift 219.5 lb 171.8 lb ↑47.7 lb ↑28%
Average bodyweight 145.8 lb 145.7 lb ↑0.1 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 335,632 0 ↑335,632 ↑-