Machine Row vs Smith Machine Bench Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of machine row lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of smith machine bench press lifts.

Metric Machine Row Smith Machine Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 15 11 ↑4 ↑36%
Total lifts entered 15 11 ↑4 ↑36%

Male comparison

The average machine row entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average smith machine bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering machine row lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering smith machine bench press lifts.

Metric Machine Row Smith Machine Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 213 lb 220.5 lb ↓7.5 lb ↓3%
Elite lift 414.9 lb 382.4 lb ↑32.5 lb ↑9%
Average bodyweight 175.5 lb 175.3 lb ↑0.2 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 866 706 ↑160 ↑23%

Female comparison

The average machine row entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average smith machine bench press.

The bodyweight of women entering machine row lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering smith machine bench press lifts.

Metric Machine Row Smith Machine Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 119.6 lb 77.7 lb ↑41.9 lb ↑54%
Elite lift 238.6 lb 169.3 lb ↑69.3 lb ↑41%
Average bodyweight 145.9 lb 144.2 lb ↑1.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 101 0 ↑101 ↑-