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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 813 1,399 ↓586 ↓42%
Total lifts entered 530,657 635,340 ↓104,683 ↓16%

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 52.5 lb 90.6 lb ↓38.1 lb ↓42%
Elite lift 116.1 lb 170.5 lb ↓54.4 lb ↓32%
Average bodyweight 168.5 lb 172.1 lb ↓3.7 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 162,450 197,952 ↓35,502 ↓18%

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 lb 45.5 lb ↓15.5 lb ↓34%
Elite lift 66.7 lb 97.3 lb ↓30.5 lb ↓31%
Average bodyweight 141.7 lb 143.4 lb ↓1.8 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 21,922 19,536 ↑2,386 ↑12%

More comparisons

Compare dumbbell curl versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

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