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Close Grip Bench Press vs Front Squat

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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 67 227 ↓160 ↓70%
Total lifts entered 83,138 638,320 ↓555,182 ↓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 205.9 lb 229.5 lb ↓23.6 lb ↓10%
Elite lift 341 lb 377.2 lb ↓36.2 lb ↓10%
Average bodyweight 180.3 lb 177.8 lb ↑2.6 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 19,930 181,002 ↓161,072 ↓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 105.5 lb 136.7 lb ↓31.2 lb ↓23%
Elite lift 192.3 lb 230.4 lb ↓38.1 lb ↓17%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 142.8 lb ↑3.3 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,217 54,447 ↓53,230 ↓98%

More comparisons

Compare close grip bench press versus one of the following exercises:

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See also

Front Squat vs Close Grip Bench Press Close Grip Bench Press Standards Front Squat Standards