Decline Bench Press vs Military Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Military Press Difference Percent
Daily count 44 166 ↓122 ↓73%
Total lifts entered 97,141 321,890 ↓224,749 ↓70%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Military Press Difference Percent
Average lift 231.4 lb 141.9 lb ↑89.4 lb ↑63%
Elite lift 396.8 lb 239.7 lb ↑157.1 lb ↑66%
Average bodyweight 177.7 lb 178.2 lb ↓0.5 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 25,444 106,867 ↓81,423 ↓76%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Military Press Difference Percent
Average lift 119.2 lb 76 lb ↑43.3 lb ↑57%
Elite lift 244.7 lb 141.2 lb ↑103.6 lb ↑73%
Average bodyweight 148.1 lb 143.5 lb ↑4.6 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,567 7,513 ↓5,946 ↓79%