Decline Bench Press vs Paused Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 44 32 ↑12 ↑38%
Total lifts entered 97,141 32 ↑97,109 ↑303466%

Male comparison

The average decline bench press entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average paused bench press.

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 231.4 lb 237.5 lb ↓6.1 lb ↓3%
Elite lift 396.8 lb 372.8 lb ↑24 lb ↑6%
Average bodyweight 177.7 lb 181 lb ↓3.3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 25,444 579 ↑24,865 ↑4294%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 119.2 lb 103.4 lb ↑15.8 lb ↑15%
Elite lift 244.7 lb 210.8 lb ↑34 lb ↑16%
Average bodyweight 148.1 lb 146.8 lb ↑1.4 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 1,567 0 ↑1,567 ↑-