EZ Bar Curl vs Paused Bench Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of ez bar curl lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of paused bench press lifts.

Metric EZ Bar Curl Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 73 32 ↑41 ↑128%
Total lifts entered 60,909 32 ↑60,877 ↑190241%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric EZ Bar Curl Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 104.5 lb 237.5 lb ↓133 lb ↓56%
Elite lift 191.9 lb 372.8 lb ↓181 lb ↓49%
Average bodyweight 173.1 lb 181 lb ↓7.9 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 11,469 579 ↑10,890 ↑1881%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric EZ Bar Curl Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 61.7 lb 103.4 lb ↓41.7 lb ↓40%
Elite lift 119.4 lb 210.8 lb ↓91.4 lb ↓43%
Average bodyweight 145.6 lb 146.8 lb ↓1.2 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 599 0 ↑599 ↑-