Pendlay Row vs Bench Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of pendlay row lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of bench press lifts.

Metric Pendlay Row Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 39 7,976 ↓7,937 ↓99.5%
Total lifts entered 82,500 13,342,790 ↓13,260,290 ↓99.4%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Pendlay Row Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 198.7 lb 213.9 lb ↓15.1 lb ↓7%
Elite lift 325.1 lb 368.7 lb ↓43.6 lb ↓12%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 176.6 lb ↑1.3 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 21,547 2,469,102 ↓2,447,555 ↓99.1%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering pendlay row lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering bench press lifts.

Metric Pendlay Row Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 111.9 lb 110.4 lb ↑1.6 lb ↑1%
Elite lift 191.9 lb 219.5 lb ↓27.5 lb ↓13%
Average bodyweight 143.4 lb 145.8 lb ↓2.4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 1,631 335,632 ↓334,001 ↓99.5%