Close Grip Bench Press vs EZ Bar Curl

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press EZ Bar Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 87 143 ↓56 ↓39%
Total lifts entered 175,346 133,974 ↑41,372 ↑31%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press EZ Bar Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 206 lb 104.5 lb ↑101.5 lb ↑97%
Elite lift 341.2 lb 191.9 lb ↑149.4 lb ↑78%
Average bodyweight 180.4 lb 173.1 lb ↑7.3 lb ↑4%
Lifts analysed 20,692 11,469 ↑9,223 ↑80%

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press EZ Bar Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 106 lb 61.7 lb ↑44.3 lb ↑72%
Elite lift 194.1 lb 119.4 lb ↑74.7 lb ↑63%
Average bodyweight 146.2 lb 145.6 lb ↑0.6 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 1,256 599 ↑657 ↑110%