Close Grip Bench Press vs Behind The Back Barbell Shrug

Overall comparison

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Behind The Back Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 80 0 ↑80 ↑-
Total lifts entered 85,277 0 ↑85,277 ↑-

Male comparison

The average close grip bench press entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average behind the back barbell shrug.

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Behind The Back Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 206 lb 290 lb ↓84 lb ↓29%
Elite lift 341.2 lb 572 lb ↓230.8 lb ↓40%
Average bodyweight 180.4 lb 178.2 lb ↑2.2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 20,692 0 ↑20,692 ↑-

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Behind The Back Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 106 lb 145.9 lb ↓39.9 lb ↓27%
Elite lift 194.1 lb 335 lb ↓141 lb ↓42%
Average bodyweight 146.2 lb 146 lb ↑0.2 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 1,256 0 ↑1,256 ↑-