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Decline Bench Press vs Close Grip Bench Press

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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 close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Decline Bench Press Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 76 129 ↓53 ↓41%
Total lifts entered 49,899 15,598 ↑34,301 ↑220%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 232 lb 205.9 lb ↑26.1 lb ↑13%
Elite lift 400.5 lb 342.9 lb ↑57.6 lb ↑17%
Average bodyweight 177.1 lb 180.3 lb ↓3.2 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 20,614 7,418 ↑13,196 ↑178%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 117.3 lb 104.1 lb ↑13.2 lb ↑13%
Elite lift 242.5 lb 198 lb ↑44.5 lb ↑22%
Average bodyweight 147.9 lb 146.7 lb ↑1.2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 1,230 448 ↑782 ↑175%

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See also

Close Grip Bench Press vs Decline Bench Press Decline Bench Press Standards Close Grip Bench Press Standards