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Deadlift vs Barbell Curl

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Overall comparison

The daily number of deadlift lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of barbell curl lifts.

Metric Deadlift Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 3,786 498 ↑3,288 ↑660%
Total lifts entered 7,719,563 916,013 ↑6,803,550 ↑743%

Male comparison

The average deadlift entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of men entering deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Deadlift Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 334.3 lb 101.7 lb ↑232.6 lb ↑229%
Elite lift 552.1 lb 197.3 lb ↑354.8 lb ↑180%
Average bodyweight 177.5 lb 172.1 lb ↑5.5 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,647,946 249,915 ↑1,398,031 ↑559%

Female comparison

The average deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of women entering deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Deadlift Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 193.8 lb 53.7 lb ↑140 lb ↑261%
Elite lift 347.2 lb 118.2 lb ↑229 lb ↑194%
Average bodyweight 144.3 lb 142.5 lb ↑1.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 354,394 27,250 ↑327,144 ↑1201%

More comparisons

Compare deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Military Press Bent Over Row Incline Bench Press Front Squat Hex Bar Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Hip Thrust EZ Bar Curl Romanian Deadlift Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Shrug Lying Tricep Extension Seated Shoulder Press Pendlay Row Stiff Legged Deadlift Floor Press Decline Bench Press Rack Pull Barbell Lunge Tricep Extension Good Morning Split Squat T-Bar Row Preacher Curl Box Squat Bulgarian Split Squat Zercher Squat Reverse Barbell Curl Upright Row Landmine Squat Reverse Wrist Curl Wrist Curl Reverse Grip Bench Press

See also

Barbell Curl vs Deadlift Deadlift Standards Barbell Curl Standards