Close Grip Bench Press vs Reverse Barbell Curl

Overall comparison

The daily number of close grip bench press lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of reverse barbell curl lifts.

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Reverse Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 80 8 ↑72 ↑900%
Total lifts entered 85,277 24,812 ↑60,465 ↑244%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Reverse Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 206 lb 96.9 lb ↑109.1 lb ↑113%
Elite lift 341.2 lb 218.8 lb ↑122.5 lb ↑56%
Average bodyweight 180.4 lb 171.9 lb ↑8.5 lb ↑5%
Lifts analysed 20,692 1,812 ↑18,880 ↑1042%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Reverse Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 106 lb 59.9 lb ↑46.1 lb ↑77%
Elite lift 194.1 lb 198 lb ↓4 lb ↓2%
Average bodyweight 146.2 lb 142.9 lb ↑3.3 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,256 0 ↑1,256 ↑-