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Cable Curl vs Lat Pulldown

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Overall comparison

The daily number of cable curl lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of lat pulldown lifts.

Metric Cable Curl Lat Pulldown Difference Percent
Daily count 24 347 ↓323 ↓93%
Total lifts entered 4,265 265,103 ↓260,838 ↓98%

Male comparison

The average cable curl entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average lat pulldown.

The bodyweight of men entering cable curl lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering lat pulldown lifts.

Metric Cable Curl Lat Pulldown Difference Percent
Average lift 120.5 lb 180.4 lb ↓59.9 lb ↓33%
Elite lift 260.4 lb 312 lb ↓51.6 lb ↓17%
Average bodyweight 171.3 lb 171 lb ↑0.3 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 1,859 97,881 ↓96,022 ↓98%

Female comparison

The average cable curl entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average lat pulldown.

The bodyweight of women entering cable curl lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering lat pulldown lifts.

Metric Cable Curl Lat Pulldown Difference Percent
Average lift 63.6 lb 100.8 lb ↓37.2 lb ↓37%
Elite lift 154.9 lb 183.4 lb ↓28.5 lb ↓16%
Average bodyweight 144.8 lb 143.6 lb ↑1.1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 208 21,669 ↓21,461 ↓99%

More comparisons

Compare cable curl versus one of the following exercises:

Lat Pulldown Seated Cable Row Tricep Pushdown Tricep Rope Pushdown Cable Fly Face Pull Cable Lateral Raise Cable Crunch Cable Pull Through One Arm Cable Curl

See also

Lat Pulldown vs Cable Curl Cable Curl Standards Lat Pulldown Standards