Reverse Grip Bench Press vs Close Grip Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Reverse Grip Bench Press Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 4 80 ↓76 ↓95%
Total lifts entered 29,703 85,277 ↓55,574 ↓65%

Male comparison

The average reverse grip bench press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering reverse grip bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Reverse Grip Bench Press Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 217.7 lb 206 lb ↑11.7 lb ↑6%
Elite lift 431.2 lb 341.2 lb ↑90 lb ↑26%
Average bodyweight 180.7 lb 180.4 lb ↑0.3 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 1,591 20,692 ↓19,101 ↓92%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Reverse Grip Bench Press Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 84.9 lb 106 lb ↓21.1 lb ↓20%
Elite lift 171.8 lb 194.1 lb ↓22.3 lb ↓11%
Average bodyweight 145.7 lb 146.2 lb ↓0.5 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 0 1,256 ↓1,256 ↓100%