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Front Squat vs Close Grip Bench Press

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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 552 122 ↑430 ↑352%
Total lifts entered 471,171 19,251 ↑451,920 ↑2348%

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 231.2 lb 205.9 lb ↑25.4 lb ↑12%
Elite lift 378.4 lb 342.9 lb ↑35.5 lb ↑10%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 180.3 lb ↓2.4 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 154,506 7,418 ↑147,088 ↑1983%

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 136.5 lb 104.1 lb ↑32.4 lb ↑31%
Elite lift 231.6 lb 198 lb ↑33.6 lb ↑17%
Average bodyweight 142.8 lb 146.7 lb ↓3.9 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 46,647 448 ↑46,199 ↑10312%

More comparisons

Compare front squat versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Deadlift Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Military Press Incline Bench Press Bent Over Row Hex Bar Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Hip Thrust Romanian Deadlift Close Grip Bench Press Pendlay Row Preacher Curl Box Squat Rack Pull Tricep Extension Barbell Shrug Stiff Legged Deadlift Decline Bench Press T-Bar Row Lying Tricep Extension Floor Press Upright Row Bulgarian Split Squat Barbell Lunge Zercher Squat Good Morning Wrist Curl Split Squat Landmine Squat Reverse Wrist Curl

See also

Close Grip Bench Press vs Front Squat Front Squat Standards Close Grip Bench Press Standards