Military Press vs Barbell Curl

Overall comparison

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

Metric Military Press Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 406 498 ↓92 ↓18%
Total lifts entered 321,724 916,013 ↓594,289 ↓65%

Male comparison

The average military press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of men entering military press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Military Press Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 141.9 lb 101.7 lb ↑40.2 lb ↑40%
Elite lift 239.7 lb 197.3 lb ↑42.4 lb ↑21%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 172.1 lb ↑6.1 lb ↑4%
Lifts analysed 106,867 249,915 ↓143,048 ↓57%

Female comparison

The average military press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of women entering military press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Military Press Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 76 lb 53.7 lb ↑22.2 lb ↑41%
Elite lift 141.2 lb 118.2 lb ↑23 lb ↑19%
Average bodyweight 143.5 lb 142.5 lb ↑1.1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 7,513 27,250 ↓19,737 ↓72%