Close Grip Bench Press vs Bent Over Row

Overall comparison

The daily number of close grip bench press lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of bent over row lifts.

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Bent Over Row Difference Percent
Daily count 80 420 ↓340 ↓81%
Total lifts entered 85,277 605,088 ↓519,811 ↓86%

Male comparison

The average close grip bench press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average bent over row.

The bodyweight of men entering close grip bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering bent over row lifts.

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Bent Over Row Difference Percent
Average lift 206 lb 187.3 lb ↑18.7 lb ↑10%
Elite lift 341.2 lb 321.8 lb ↑19.4 lb ↑6%
Average bodyweight 180.4 lb 175.6 lb ↑4.8 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 20,692 205,934 ↓185,242 ↓90%

Female comparison

The average close grip bench press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average bent over row.

The bodyweight of women entering close grip bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering bent over row lifts.

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Bent Over Row Difference Percent
Average lift 106 lb 90.9 lb ↑15.1 lb ↑17%
Elite lift 194.1 lb 173.2 lb ↑20.9 lb ↑12%
Average bodyweight 146.2 lb 142.7 lb ↑3.4 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,256 30,476 ↓29,220 ↓96%