Close Grip Bench Press vs Zercher Squat

Overall comparison

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

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 80 43 ↑37 ↑86%
Total lifts entered 85,277 41,278 ↑43,999 ↑107%

Male comparison

The average close grip bench press entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average zercher squat.

The bodyweight of men entering close grip bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering zercher squat lifts.

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 206 lb 251 lb ↓45 lb ↓18%
Elite lift 341.2 lb 453.6 lb ↓112.4 lb ↓25%
Average bodyweight 180.4 lb 181.8 lb ↓1.4 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 20,692 5,027 ↑15,665 ↑312%

Female comparison

The average close grip bench press entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average zercher squat.

The bodyweight of women entering close grip bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering zercher squat lifts.

Metric Close Grip Bench Press Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 106 lb 136.8 lb ↓30.8 lb ↓22%
Elite lift 194.1 lb 266.4 lb ↓72.3 lb ↓27%
Average bodyweight 146.2 lb 146.7 lb ↓0.5 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 1,256 469 ↑787 ↑168%