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Decline Bench Press vs Military 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 military press lifts.

Metric Decline Bench Press Military Press Difference Percent
Daily count 62 525 ↓463 ↓88%
Total lifts entered 49,618 72,530 ↓22,912 ↓32%

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 232 lb 144.8 lb ↑87.2 lb ↑60%
Elite lift 400.8 lb 243.6 lb ↑157.2 lb ↑65%
Average bodyweight 177.2 lb 178.7 lb ↓1.5 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 20,475 32,364 ↓11,889 ↓37%

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 117.4 lb 77.2 lb ↑40.1 lb ↑52%
Elite lift 242.9 lb 149.5 lb ↑93.4 lb ↑62%
Average bodyweight 147.9 lb 144 lb ↑3.9 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,225 2,192 ↓967 ↓44%

More comparisons

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See also

Military Press vs Decline Bench Press Decline Bench Press Standards Military Press Standards