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Hip Thrust vs Barbell Curl

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Overall comparison

The daily number of hip thrust lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of barbell curl lifts.

Metric Hip Thrust Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 78 342 ↓264 ↓77%
Total lifts entered 178,457 878,004 ↓699,547 ↓80%

Male comparison

The average hip thrust entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of men entering hip thrust lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Hip Thrust Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 291.2 lb 103.3 lb ↑187.9 lb ↑182%
Elite lift 601.9 lb 200.6 lb ↑401.3 lb ↑200%
Average bodyweight 170.6 lb 172 lb ↓1.4 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 31,040 295,837 ↓264,797 ↓90%

Female comparison

The average hip thrust entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of women entering hip thrust lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Hip Thrust Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 188.4 lb 54.4 lb ↑134 lb ↑246%
Elite lift 389.8 lb 120.5 lb ↑269.3 lb ↑223%
Average bodyweight 135.7 lb 142.6 lb ↓6.9 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 41,471 31,525 ↑9,946 ↑32%

More comparisons

Compare hip thrust versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Barbell Curl vs Hip Thrust Hip Thrust Standards Barbell Curl Standards