Safety Bar Squat vs Close Grip Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Safety Bar Squat Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 10 80 ↓70 ↓88%
Total lifts entered 10 85,277 ↓85,267 ↓99.99%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Safety Bar Squat Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 323.2 lb 206 lb ↑117.2 lb ↑57%
Elite lift 547.7 lb 341.2 lb ↑206.5 lb ↑61%
Average bodyweight 196.5 lb 180.4 lb ↑16.1 lb ↑9%
Lifts analysed 335 20,692 ↓20,357 ↓98%

Female comparison

The average safety bar squat entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip bench press.

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

Metric Safety Bar Squat Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 148.8 lb 106 lb ↑42.8 lb ↑40%
Elite lift 263.9 lb 194.1 lb ↑69.8 lb ↑36%
Average bodyweight 142.3 lb 146.2 lb ↓3.9 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 0 1,256 ↓1,256 ↓100%