Dumbbell Curl vs Dumbbell Bench Press

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 686 903 ↓217 ↓24%
Total lifts entered 782,061 986,718 ↓204,657 ↓21%

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 49.3 lb 86.8 lb ↓37.5 lb ↓43%
Elite lift 109 lb 165.8 lb ↓56.9 lb ↓34%
Average bodyweight 168.2 lb 172.1 lb ↓3.9 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 171,607 219,757 ↓48,150 ↓22%

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 29.2 lb 45.2 lb ↓16 lb ↓35%
Elite lift 65.7 lb 100.9 lb ↓35.2 lb ↓35%
Average bodyweight 141.9 lb 143.8 lb ↓1.9 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 24,154 22,670 ↑1,484 ↑7%