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Dumbbell Curl vs Dumbbell Bench Press

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 583 973 ↓390 ↓40%
Total lifts entered 462,620 528,631 ↓66,011 ↓12%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 53 lb 91 lb ↓38 lb ↓42%
Elite lift 117.6 lb 169.8 lb ↓52.2 lb ↓31%
Average bodyweight 168.6 lb 172.2 lb ↓3.6 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 142,620 166,731 ↓24,111 ↓14%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 30.1 lb 45.5 lb ↓15.5 lb ↓34%
Elite lift 66.9 lb 96.7 lb ↓29.8 lb ↓31%
Average bodyweight 141.6 lb 143.5 lb ↓2 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 19,356 16,457 ↑2,899 ↑18%

More comparisons

Compare dumbbell curl versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

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