Dumbbell Bench Press vs Dumbbell Curl

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 903 686 ↑217 ↑32%
Total lifts entered 986,718 782,061 ↑204,657 ↑26%

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 86.8 lb 49.3 lb ↑37.5 lb ↑76%
Elite lift 165.8 lb 109 lb ↑56.9 lb ↑52%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 168.2 lb ↑3.9 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 219,757 171,607 ↑48,150 ↑28%

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 45.2 lb 29.2 lb ↑16 lb ↑55%
Elite lift 100.9 lb 65.7 lb ↑35.2 lb ↑54%
Average bodyweight 143.8 lb 141.9 lb ↑1.9 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 22,670 24,154 ↓1,484 ↓6%