Preacher Curl vs Close Grip Bench Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of preacher curl lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Preacher Curl Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 33 80 ↓47 ↓59%
Total lifts entered 69,945 85,277 ↓15,332 ↓18%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Preacher Curl Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 103.3 lb 206 lb ↓102.7 lb ↓50%
Elite lift 206.4 lb 341.2 lb ↓134.8 lb ↓40%
Average bodyweight 176.5 lb 180.4 lb ↓3.9 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 13,551 20,692 ↓7,141 ↓35%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering preacher curl lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Preacher Curl Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 56.6 lb 106 lb ↓49.5 lb ↓47%
Elite lift 123.2 lb 194.1 lb ↓70.9 lb ↓37%
Average bodyweight 147.2 lb 146.2 lb ↑1.1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 816 1,256 ↓440 ↓35%