Close Grip Bench Press vs Front Squat

Overall comparison

The daily number of close grip bench press lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of front squat lifts.

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Front Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 80 489 ↓409 ↓84%
Total lifts entered 85,277 645,762 ↓560,485 ↓87%

Male comparison

The average close grip bench press entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average front squat.

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 206 lb 229.5 lb ↓23.5 lb ↓10%
Elite lift 341.2 lb 377.4 lb ↓36.2 lb ↓10%
Average bodyweight 180.4 lb 177.8 lb ↑2.6 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 20,692 182,765 ↓162,073 ↓89%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 106 lb 136.8 lb ↓30.8 lb ↓22%
Elite lift 194.1 lb 230.5 lb ↓36.5 lb ↓16%
Average bodyweight 146.2 lb 142.8 lb ↑3.4 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,256 54,849 ↓53,593 ↓98%