Military Press vs Close Grip Bench Press

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Military Press Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 226 142 ↑84 ↑59%
Total lifts entered 508,676 201,527 ↑307,149 ↑152%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Military Press Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 141.8 lb 205.6 lb ↓63.8 lb ↓31%
Elite lift 240.9 lb 341.9 lb ↓101 lb ↓30%
Average bodyweight 178.1 lb 179.5 lb ↓1.3 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 144,779 36,031 ↑108,748 ↑302%

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Military Press Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 75.6 lb 108.9 lb ↓33.3 lb ↓31%
Elite lift 140.4 lb 201.5 lb ↓61.2 lb ↓30%
Average bodyweight 143.4 lb 147.1 lb ↓3.7 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 10,964 1,982 ↑8,982 ↑453%