Close Grip Bench Press vs Upright Row

Overall comparison

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Upright Row Difference Percent
Daily count 80 28 ↑52 ↑186%
Total lifts entered 85,277 72,743 ↑12,534 ↑17%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Upright Row Difference Percent
Average lift 206 lb 145.2 lb ↑60.8 lb ↑42%
Elite lift 341.2 lb 291.6 lb ↑49.6 lb ↑17%
Average bodyweight 180.4 lb 176.7 lb ↑3.7 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 20,692 18,273 ↑2,419 ↑13%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Upright Row Difference Percent
Average lift 106 lb 75 lb ↑31 lb ↑41%
Elite lift 194.1 lb 151 lb ↑43 lb ↑28%
Average bodyweight 146.2 lb 142.5 lb ↑3.6 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,256 3,375 ↓2,119 ↓63%