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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 928 704 ↑224 ↑32%
Total lifts entered 522,663 459,073 ↑63,590 ↑14%

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 91 lb 53 lb ↑38 lb ↑72%
Elite lift 169.8 lb 117.6 lb ↑52.2 lb ↑44%
Average bodyweight 172.2 lb 168.6 lb ↑3.6 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 165,280 141,758 ↑23,522 ↑17%

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 45.5 lb 30.1 lb ↑15.5 lb ↑51%
Elite lift 96.8 lb 67 lb ↑29.8 lb ↑44%
Average bodyweight 143.5 lb 141.6 lb ↑2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 16,301 19,234 ↓2,933 ↓15%

More comparisons

Compare dumbbell bench press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

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