Pendlay Row vs Paused Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Pendlay Row Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 40 32 ↑8 ↑25%
Total lifts entered 82,540 32 ↑82,508 ↑257838%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Pendlay Row Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 90.1 kg 107.4 kg ↓17.2 kg ↓16%
Elite lift 147.5 kg 168.2 kg ↓20.7 kg ↓12%
Average bodyweight 80.7 kg 83 kg ↓2.3 kg ↓3%
Lifts analysed 21,547 309 ↑21,238 ↑6873%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Pendlay Row Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 50.8 kg 46.9 kg ↑3.9 kg ↑8%
Elite lift 87.1 kg 95.6 kg ↓8.5 kg ↓9%
Average bodyweight 65 kg 66.6 kg ↓1.5 kg ↓2%
Lifts analysed 1,631 0 ↑1,631 ↑-