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Dumbbell Bench Press vs Dumbbell Curl

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 1,152 872 ↑280 ↑32%
Total lifts entered 677,028 555,736 ↑121,292 ↑22%

Male comparison

The average dumbbell bench press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average dumbbell curl.

The bodyweight of men entering dumbbell bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering dumbbell curl lifts.

Metric Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 90.5 lb 52.4 lb ↑38.1 lb ↑73%
Elite lift 170.7 lb 115.8 lb ↑55 lb ↑47%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 168.4 lb ↑3.7 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 209,874 169,892 ↑39,982 ↑24%

Female comparison

The average dumbbell bench press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average dumbbell curl.

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

Metric Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 45.6 lb 30 lb ↑15.6 lb ↑52%
Elite lift 97.6 lb 67 lb ↑30.5 lb ↑46%
Average bodyweight 143.4 lb 141.6 lb ↑1.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 20,673 22,779 ↓2,106 ↓9%

More comparisons

Compare dumbbell bench press versus one of the following exercises:

Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Shoulder Press Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Row Dumbbell Hammer Curl Dumbbell Lateral Raise Dumbbell Shrug Dumbbell Tricep Extension Dumbbell Bulgarian Split Squat Arnold Press Dumbbell Lunge Dumbbell Concentration Curl Goblet Squat Dumbbell Fly Dumbbell Front Raise Incline Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Pullover Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension Dumbbell Reverse Fly Incline Dumbbell Fly Decline Dumbbell Bench Press

See also

Dumbbell Curl vs Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Bench Press Standards Dumbbell Curl Standards