Romanian Deadlift vs Close Grip Bench Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of romanian deadlift lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Romanian Deadlift Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 195 80 ↑115 ↑144%
Total lifts entered 188,400 85,277 ↑103,123 ↑121%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Romanian Deadlift Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 263.1 lb 206 lb ↑57.1 lb ↑28%
Elite lift 461.6 lb 341.2 lb ↑120.4 lb ↑35%
Average bodyweight 174.4 lb 180.4 lb ↓6 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 49,143 20,692 ↑28,451 ↑137%

Female comparison

The average romanian deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip bench press.

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

Metric Romanian Deadlift Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 106 lb ↑39.9 lb ↑38%
Elite lift 261.3 lb 194.1 lb ↑67.2 lb ↑35%
Average bodyweight 139.7 lb 146.2 lb ↓6.5 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 15,508 1,256 ↑14,252 ↑1135%