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Reverse Barbell Curl vs Close Grip Bench Press

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Reverse Barbell Curl Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 11 141 ↓130 ↓92%
Total lifts entered 1,884 45,369 ↓43,485 ↓96%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Reverse Barbell Curl Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 101.2 lb 206.7 lb ↓105.6 lb ↓51%
Elite lift 224.5 lb 344.4 lb ↓119.9 lb ↓35%
Average bodyweight 173.9 lb 180.3 lb ↓6.5 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 778 19,098 ↓18,320 ↓96%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Reverse Barbell Curl Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 59.9 lb 105.2 lb ↓45.3 lb ↓43%
Elite lift 198 lb 196.9 lb ↑1.1 lb ↑1%
Average bodyweight 142.9 lb 146.6 lb ↓3.7 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 0 1,105 ↓1,105 ↓100%

More comparisons

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See also

Close Grip Bench Press vs Reverse Barbell Curl Reverse Barbell Curl Standards Close Grip Bench Press Standards