Front Squat vs Close Grip Bench Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of front squat lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Front Squat Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 489 80 ↑409 ↑511%
Total lifts entered 645,762 85,277 ↑560,485 ↑657%

Male comparison

The average front squat entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering front squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Front Squat Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 229.5 lb 206 lb ↑23.5 lb ↑11%
Elite lift 377.4 lb 341.2 lb ↑36.2 lb ↑11%
Average bodyweight 177.8 lb 180.4 lb ↓2.6 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 182,765 20,692 ↑162,073 ↑783%

Female comparison

The average front squat entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip bench press.

The bodyweight of women entering front squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Front Squat Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 136.8 lb 106 lb ↑30.8 lb ↑29%
Elite lift 230.5 lb 194.1 lb ↑36.5 lb ↑19%
Average bodyweight 142.8 lb 146.2 lb ↓3.4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 54,849 1,256 ↑53,593 ↑4267%