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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 greater than the daily number of decline bench press lifts.

Metric Pendlay Row Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 100 76 ↑24 ↑32%
Total lifts entered 30,795 49,899 ↓19,104 ↓38%

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 lb ↓31.4 lb ↓14%
Elite lift 327 lb 400.5 lb ↓73.5 lb ↓18%
Average bodyweight 178.5 lb 177.1 lb ↑1.4 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 13,602 20,614 ↓7,012 ↓34%

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 117.3 lb ↓6.7 lb ↓6%
Elite lift 193.4 lb 242.5 lb ↓49.1 lb ↓20%
Average bodyweight 142.8 lb 147.9 lb ↓5 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 961 1,230 ↓269 ↓22%

More comparisons

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See also

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