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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 119 567 ↓448 ↓79%
Total lifts entered 91,915 860,992 ↓769,077 ↓89%

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 234 lb 103.3 lb ↑130.7 lb ↑126%
Elite lift 401.9 lb 200.5 lb ↑201.4 lb ↑100%
Average bodyweight 177.7 lb 172 lb ↑5.7 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 29,143 289,553 ↓260,410 ↓90%

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 118.2 lb 54.4 lb ↑63.8 lb ↑117%
Elite lift 243.1 lb 120.5 lb ↑122.6 lb ↑102%
Average bodyweight 147.4 lb 142.5 lb ↑4.9 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,680 30,985 ↓29,305 ↓95%

More comparisons

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See also

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