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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 482 130 ↑352 ↑271%
Total lifts entered 456,751 15,196 ↑441,555 ↑2906%

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 206 lb ↑25.2 lb ↑12%
Elite lift 378.4 lb 342.9 lb ↑35.5 lb ↑10%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 180.2 lb ↓2.4 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 154,506 7,191 ↑147,315 ↑2049%

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 lb ↑32.5 lb ↑31%
Elite lift 231.6 lb 198.3 lb ↑33.4 lb ↑17%
Average bodyweight 142.8 lb 146.8 lb ↓4 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 46,647 429 ↑46,218 ↑10773%

More comparisons

Compare front squat versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

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