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Decline Bench Press vs Barbell Curl

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Overall comparison

The daily number of decline bench press lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of barbell curl lifts.

Metric Decline Bench Press Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 54 806 ↓752 ↓93%
Total lifts entered 53,715 709,781 ↓656,066 ↓92%

Male comparison

The average decline bench press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 232 lb 103.7 lb ↑128.3 lb ↑124%
Elite lift 400.5 lb 201.6 lb ↑198.9 lb ↑99%
Average bodyweight 177.1 lb 172.1 lb ↑5 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 20,614 235,835 ↓215,221 ↓91%

Female comparison

The average decline bench press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 117.3 lb 53.7 lb ↑63.6 lb ↑118%
Elite lift 242.5 lb 118 lb ↑124.5 lb ↑106%
Average bodyweight 147.9 lb 142.4 lb ↑5.5 lb ↑4%
Lifts analysed 1,230 26,127 ↓24,897 ↓95%

More comparisons

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See also

Barbell Curl vs Decline Bench Press Decline Bench Press Standards Barbell Curl Standards