Reverse Barbell Curl vs Close Grip Bench Press

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 8 80 ↓72 ↓90%
Total lifts entered 24,812 85,277 ↓60,465 ↓71%

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 96.9 lb 206 lb ↓109.1 lb ↓53%
Elite lift 218.8 lb 341.2 lb ↓122.5 lb ↓36%
Average bodyweight 171.9 lb 180.4 lb ↓8.5 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 1,812 20,692 ↓18,880 ↓91%

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 106 lb ↓46.1 lb ↓43%
Elite lift 198 lb 194.1 lb ↑4 lb ↑2%
Average bodyweight 142.9 lb 146.2 lb ↓3.3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 0 1,256 ↓1,256 ↓100%