Close Grip Lat Pulldown vs Smith Machine Bench Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of close grip lat pulldown lifts entered on Strength Level is the same as the daily number of smith machine bench press lifts.

Metric Close Grip Lat Pulldown Smith Machine Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 11 11 ↑0 ↑0%
Total lifts entered 11 11 ↑0 ↑0%

Male comparison

The average close grip lat pulldown entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average smith machine bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering close grip lat pulldown lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering smith machine bench press lifts.

Metric Close Grip Lat Pulldown Smith Machine Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 197.7 lb 220.5 lb ↓22.8 lb ↓10%
Elite lift 334.1 lb 382.4 lb ↓48.3 lb ↓13%
Average bodyweight 172.7 lb 175.3 lb ↓2.6 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 455 706 ↓251 ↓36%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Close Grip Lat Pulldown Smith Machine Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 81.4 lb 77.7 lb ↑3.7 lb ↑5%
Elite lift 167.3 lb 169.3 lb ↓2 lb ↓1%
Average bodyweight 144.6 lb 144.2 lb ↑0.4 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 0 0 ↑0 ↑-