Close Grip Bench Press vs Strict Curl

Overall comparison

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Strict Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 80 46 ↑34 ↑74%
Total lifts entered 85,277 46 ↑85,231 ↑185285%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Strict Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 206 lb 111.7 lb ↑94.3 lb ↑84%
Elite lift 341.2 lb 196.1 lb ↑145.1 lb ↑74%
Average bodyweight 180.4 lb 177.9 lb ↑2.5 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 20,692 1,028 ↑19,664 ↑1913%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Strict Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 106 lb 53.7 lb ↑52.3 lb ↑97%
Elite lift 194.1 lb 118.2 lb ↑75.9 lb ↑64%
Average bodyweight 146.2 lb 142.5 lb ↑3.7 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,256 0 ↑1,256 ↑-