Close Grip Bench Press vs Machine Shrug

Overall comparison

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Machine 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 heavier than the average machine shrug.

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Machine Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 206 lb 202.5 lb ↑3.5 lb ↑2%
Elite lift 341.2 lb 389.5 lb ↓48.3 lb ↓12%
Average bodyweight 180.4 lb 177.4 lb ↑3 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 20,692 0 ↑20,692 ↑-

Female comparison

The average close grip bench press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average machine shrug.

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Machine Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 106 lb 93.1 lb ↑12.9 lb ↑14%
Elite lift 194.1 lb 210.6 lb ↓16.5 lb ↓8%
Average bodyweight 146.2 lb 144 lb ↑2.2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 1,256 0 ↑1,256 ↑-