Deadlift vs Barbell Curl

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 5,385 523 ↑4,862 ↑930%
Total lifts entered 7,724,948 916,536 ↑6,808,412 ↑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%