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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 458 129 ↑329 ↑255%
Total lifts entered 458,178 15,598 ↑442,580 ↑2837%

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 104.9 kg 93.4 kg ↑11.5 kg ↑12%
Elite lift 171.6 kg 155.6 kg ↑16.1 kg ↑10%
Average bodyweight 80.7 kg 81.8 kg ↓1.1 kg ↓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 61.9 kg 47.2 kg ↑14.7 kg ↑31%
Elite lift 105.1 kg 89.8 kg ↑15.3 kg ↑17%
Average bodyweight 64.8 kg 66.5 kg ↓1.8 kg ↓3%
Lifts analysed 46,647 448 ↑46,199 ↑10312%

More comparisons

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See also

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