Close Grip Bench Press vs Barbell Lunge

Overall comparison

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Lunge Difference Percent
Daily count 80 15 ↑65 ↑433%
Total lifts entered 85,277 40,333 ↑44,944 ↑111%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Lunge Difference Percent
Average lift 206 lb 181.1 lb ↑24.9 lb ↑14%
Elite lift 341.2 lb 349.6 lb ↓8.4 lb ↓2%
Average bodyweight 180.4 lb 172.6 lb ↑7.8 lb ↑5%
Lifts analysed 20,692 5,181 ↑15,511 ↑299%

Female comparison

The average close grip bench press entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average barbell lunge.

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Lunge Difference Percent
Average lift 106 lb 106.9 lb ↓0.9 lb ↓1%
Elite lift 194.1 lb 202.9 lb ↓8.9 lb ↓4%
Average bodyweight 146.2 lb 135.3 lb ↑10.8 lb ↑8%
Lifts analysed 1,256 1,710 ↓454 ↓27%