Incline Bench Press vs Close Grip Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Incline Bench Press Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 400 80 ↑320 ↑400%
Total lifts entered 440,513 85,277 ↑355,236 ↑417%

Male comparison

The average incline bench press entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average close grip bench press.

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

Metric Incline Bench Press Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 194.4 lb 206 lb ↓11.6 lb ↓6%
Elite lift 325.7 lb 341.2 lb ↓15.5 lb ↓5%
Average bodyweight 177.7 lb 180.4 lb ↓2.7 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 126,837 20,692 ↑106,145 ↑513%

Female comparison

The average incline bench press entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average close grip bench press.

The bodyweight of women entering incline bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Incline Bench Press Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 96.7 lb 106 lb ↓9.3 lb ↓9%
Elite lift 202.2 lb 194.1 lb ↑8.2 lb ↑4%
Average bodyweight 147.7 lb 146.2 lb ↑1.6 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 6,942 1,256 ↑5,686 ↑453%