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 102 12 ↑90 ↑750%
Total lifts entered 190,963 86,270 ↑104,693 ↑121%

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 93.4 kg 82.2 kg ↑11.3 kg ↑14%
Elite lift 154.8 kg 158.6 kg ↓3.8 kg ↓2%
Average bodyweight 81.8 kg 78.3 kg ↑3.5 kg ↑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 48.1 kg 48.5 kg ↓0.4 kg ↓1%
Elite lift 88 kg 92 kg ↓4 kg ↓4%
Average bodyweight 66.3 kg 61.4 kg ↑4.9 kg ↑8%
Lifts analysed 1,256 1,710 ↓454 ↓27%