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Pendlay Row vs Decline Bench Press

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Pendlay Row Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 88 105 ↓17 ↓16%
Total lifts entered 36,973 57,274 ↓20,301 ↓35%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Pendlay Row Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 200.5 lb 232.8 lb ↓32.3 lb ↓14%
Elite lift 326.5 lb 401.7 lb ↓75.2 lb ↓19%
Average bodyweight 178.4 lb 177.3 lb ↑1.1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 16,109 23,274 ↓7,165 ↓31%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Pendlay Row Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 110.6 lb 116.9 lb ↓6.3 lb ↓5%
Elite lift 191.5 lb 240.2 lb ↓48.6 lb ↓20%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 147.5 lb ↓5.2 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 1,158 1,368 ↓210 ↓15%

More comparisons

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See also

Decline Bench Press vs Pendlay Row Pendlay Row Standards Decline Bench Press Standards