Close Grip Bench Press vs Barbell Curl

Overall Comparison

The daily number of close grip bench press lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of barbell curl lifts.

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 120 787 ↓667 ↓85%
Total lifts entered 201,385 1,464,676 ↓1,263,291 ↓86%

Male Comparison

The average close grip bench press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of men entering close grip bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 205.6 lb 103.3 lb ↑102.3 lb ↑99%
Elite lift 341.9 lb 200.6 lb ↑141.3 lb ↑70%
Average bodyweight 179.5 lb 172 lb ↑7.5 lb ↑4%
Lifts analysed 36,031 295,837 ↓259,806 ↓88%

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 108.9 lb 54.4 lb ↑54.5 lb ↑100%
Elite lift 201.5 lb 120.5 lb ↑81.1 lb ↑67%
Average bodyweight 147.1 lb 142.6 lb ↑4.6 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,982 31,525 ↓29,543 ↓94%